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‘Avengers: Endgame’ is expected to pass ‘Avatar’ as the biggest movie of all time at the global box office

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  • "Avengers: Endgame" is expected to dethrone "Avatar" as the highest-grossing movie of all time by the end of the weekend, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige said on Saturday.
  • Disney, which owns Marvel Studios, owns the "Avatar" franchise after the Fox merger and is releasing four sequels in the coming years.
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"Avengers: Endgame" is expected to surpass James Cameron's "Avatar" this weekend and snag the record for the biggest global box-office gross of all time, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced on Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con.

"Avatar" held the record for a decade with $2.79 billion, and it seemed out of "Endgame's" reach before Disney rereleased the movie last month. "Endgame" was only $500,000 behind "Avatar" as of Friday, and will top it by the end of the weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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