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Marvel rallies superhero fans to assemble at movie theatres

Marvel rallies superhero fans to assemble at movie theatres
LOS ANGELES, May 4 — Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Monday encouraged superhero fans to return to movie theatres, a show of support for pandemic-battered cinemas trying to stage a comeback amid competition from streaming services. “See you at the movies,” said a three-minute-long...

“See you at the movies,” said a three-minute-long trailer designed to stir excitement for 10 upcoming Marvel films including Black Widow, Eternals and a Black Panther sequel.Disney is offering Black Widow for a US$30 (RM123) charge through the Disney+ streaming services on the same day it debuts in theatres in July.No similar plans have been announced for any of the nine other upcoming films that Marvel previewed on Monday.LOS ANGELES, May 4 — Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Monday encouraged superhero fans to return to movie theatres, a show of support for pandemic-battered cinemas trying to stage a comeback amid competition from streaming services.

The future of movie theatres is uncertain after extended closures during the Covid-19 pandemic.At the same time, Disney and other media companies are investing billions to compete with Netflix Inc and provide consumers with plenty of options to stream at home.

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