‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ Becomes Most Watched Movie Trailer Ever

Marvel Studio’s “Deadpool & Wolverine” not only impresses with its star-studded cast of Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman, but also with the record-breaking attention it has received following the release of its first trailer which attracted a staggering 365 million views in 24 hours. The summer superhero film, directed by Shawn Levy, has set a precedent, becoming the most watched movie trailer in history according to Marvel and Disney. This surge of attention comes as a much-needed boost to Marvel Studios, which has grappled with decreasing popularity in recent times.

Navigating the Challenges

Despite facing several production setbacks due to the SAG-AFTRA strike last year, Reynolds — who has been instrumental in the development of the franchise — along with Levy, stayed committed to their July 26 release date target in North America.

The Record-Breaking Trailer

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The 365 million views of the “Deadpool & Wolverine” trailer not only includes online statistics, but also the views from its Super Bowl ad airing during the Super Bowl broadcast, which was watched by an unprecedented 123 million viewers.

The Future of Marvel

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The overwhelming response to the trailer comes at an opportune time for Kevin Feige’s Marvel Studio, as it battles decreasing popularity and a waning interest in superhero films among viewers. Marvel is optimistic that “Deadpool & Wolverine” will perform spectacularly and revive the studio’s fame and fortune.

Deadpool & Wolverine, a First of Many

“Deadpool & Wolverine” is Marvel Studio’s first R-rated movie and the first to be led by a character initially introduced in films by 20th Century Fox. Disney and Marvel obtained the character rights, including the X-Men and mutants like Deadpool, during its acquisition of Fox in 2019.

Previous Deadpool Release

The first “Deadpool” film, released in 2016, was a defining moment for the superhero genre with its unique and humoristic tone. It was such a success that it propelled Reynolds to new heights in the film industry, not only as an actor, but also as a producer and marketer. Both the 2016 and 2018 films were tremendously successful for Fox and are the highest grossing in the X-Men series. This forthcoming release features Reynolds alongside Emma Corrin and Matthew Macfadyen, as well as Jackman, who’s reprising his role as Wolverine after initially retiring the character in 2017’s “Logan”.

The Team Behind the Script

Reynolds was joined by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Zeb Wells and Levy in writing the script for “Deadpool & Wolverine.”

Wrapping Up

With the hype surrounding the record-breaking trailer and a promising cast, Marvel’s “Deadpool & Wolverine” holds great potential and may very well bring about a resurgence in Marvel’s popularity. Fans eagerly await the release to see if the film delivers on its promise. To stay updated on this story, keep visiting the HitPlay website.

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