Avengers Infinity War: Directors ‘received DEATH THREATS’ over Hawkeye absence

Actors Josh Brolin Chris Hemsworth Tom Hiddleston and cast & crew of 'Avengers Infinity War' attend the Los Angeles Global Premiere for Marvel Studios’ Avengers Infinity War

"Infinity War" is one of only four movies to ever reach $2 billion at the global box office.

Jeremy Renner has revealed that fans sent death threats to the directors of Avengers: Infinity War over the lack of Hawkeye in the film.

It sounds like some fans may have taken Clint Barton/Hawkeye's absence from Avengers: Infinity War a little too seriously. It also holds the record for biggest domestic debut, raking in $257.7 million during its opening weekend.

Additionally, Infinity War is already the fifth-highest grossing film in domestic box office record, now sitting at $655.1 million, inevitably set to overtake Black Panther ($699.4M) and Titanic ($659.3M), and likely set to finish just behind The Force Awakens ($936.6M) and Avatar ($760.5M). They also speculate what would need to happen for it to surpass The Force Awakens globally and Black Panther domestically.

Internationally, Infinity War is the third highest grossing release ever with $1.346B.

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Infinity War posted the biggest opening days in South Korea ($39.2 million), Mexico ($25.1 million), Brazil ($18.8 million), the Philippines ($12.5 million), Thailand ($10 million), Indonesia ($9.6 million) and Malaysia ($8.4 million). The same report predicts a sure-shot $2 billion gross for Avengers 4. In China, the film's US$369.7 million gross to date ranks third all-time.

Marvel Studios has topped $3.4 billion worldwide this summer with only two releases in the marketplace. James Cameron is still, after all these years, king of the world.

Mark Reilly and John Rocha sit down to give their thoughts about this box office achievement from Marvel.

Other top territories include United Kingdom ($95.1M), South Korea ($92.8M), Brazil ($65.9M), Mexico ($59.9M), Australia ($46.3M), France ($45.3M), India ($43.6M), Germany ($43.4M), Russian Federation ($34.4M), and Japan ($33.6M).

Inevitably, with a gap in knowledge and unprecedented hype for Avengers 4, speculation on what we are going to see in the sequel has been rife.

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