Marvel and Disney are coming up with the insane amount of budget for the upcoming Avengers films. According to Atlanta Business Chronicle, Avengers: Infinity War and the untitled fourth Avengers film will have a combined budget of $1 billion! If this news is true then these movies will be the most expensive movies ever made.
The $1 billion number comes from Pinewood Atlanta Studios co-owner Dan Cathy, who says, “We now have the lot down there now the largest film production ever with a $1 billion budget.” He’s clearly referencing the upcoming Avengers films, which are set to be released in 2018 and 2019.
The highest budget for a single film goes to the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with $378 million. As for film franchises, The Hobbit trilogy holds the record of $745 million, which was spread across the three films and this 2 movies will have the combined budget of 1 Billion! with a big B!
These movies are going to to be enormous and significant, so it’s not shocking that Disney would blow this kind of cash to make them happen. Disney is expecting them to do well at the box office, and I believe they assume that these films pull off Avatar level box office numbers. After all, these next two Avengers films are what Marvel has been working toward since the very beginning.
I have no doubt that directors Joe and Anthony Russo and their team are going to give fans something awesomely spectacular with these films, and I can’t wait to see what it is!