World / Avengers: Endgame co-director Joe Russo to visit India

The Indian Express : Mar 12, 2019, 10:21 AM

Avengers: Endgame co-director Joe Russo will be in Mumbai in the month of April. Indian fans will be among the first in the world to engage with the director before Avengers: Endgame hits theaters. The filmmaker will be visiting the country a few days ahead of the release of Avengers: Endgame on April 26. Joe said, “I am absolutely thrilled with the passionate response Avengers: Infinity War received in India".

Joe Russo will be in Mumbai in the month of April. Indian fans will be among the first in the world to engage with the director before Avengers: Endgame hits theaters.

Joe and Anthony Russo, who joined the MCU with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, became Marvel’s choice to helm the two biggest films in the universe: last year’s Avengers: Infinity War and its upcoming follow-up, Avengers: Endgame.

Avengers: Infinity War, the 19th film in the superhero franchise, became the highest Hollywood grosser of all time in India. In its opening weekend. the film minted over Rs 120 crore. It also received positive critical reception. The film was the first part of the two-film conclusion of the Thanos storyline that began in 2008 with Robert Downey Jr starrer Iron Man.