The cast of “Avengers: Infinity War” marked National Superhero Day Saturday by telling fans who their real-life superheroes are.
“My real-life superhero is…” begins the video released by Marvel Studios, with Scarlett Johansson, Chris Pratt, Chadwick Doseman and many others noting everyone from Muhammad Ali to the Parkland kids to the men and women of the armed forces.
Check it out.
– Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) April 28, 2018
According to the National Day Calendar, National Superhero Day was created in 1995 by Marvel Comics employees and is observed every year on April 28 to honor both real and fictional superheroes. The timing couldn’t better, with “Avengers: Infinity War” opening in theaters this weekend.
Marvel’s latest, “Avengers: Infinity War,” is off and soaring at the box office, with industry estimates putting the its opening day totals at $106 million from 4,474 screens. That makes Marvel’s massive crossover only the third film to gross over $100 million on opening day.
As has long been expected, “Infinity War” will become the sixth film in box office history with an opening weekend of over $200 million and the biggest launch ever for a superhero film. It’s currently expected by industry estimates to finish the weekend with $235-$245 million, which would give it the second highest opening weekend in history.
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