The new Spider-Man movie reportedly set a record for ticket sales in the UK before the long-awaited release.
Called a Marvel movie Spider Way: No Way Home, The company announced that it sold more than 150,000 tickets in the first 24 hours since it was launched on Vue Cinemas.
According to The Sunday Times, sales are more than double that of former record holder Avengers: Endgame and five times the sales of the latest James Bond movie “007 / No Times” on the first day.
Tim Richards, the founder of Vue, told the newspaper:
Spider-Man: Noway Home, starring Tom Holland as the title character, will open at a British cinema on December 15th.
It also set a pre-sales record at Cineworld, and the American cinema website crashed under the weight of demand, The Sunday Times said.
The latest trailer for the movie was released in November, and fans expressed excitement that it included the villains of the previous movie, which starred Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man.
The trailer included the appearance of the past villain Dr. Octopus, played by Alfred Molina, Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin, and Jamie Foxx’s Electro.
Sandman from Thomas Haden Church will also appear, and Rhys Ifans as the lizard will also appear.
In the latest Spider-Man movie, Benedict Cumberbatch replays his role as Doctor Strange with Zendaya as MJ and Jacob Batalon as Ned.
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