At long last, Marvel’s superhero sequel Avengers: Age Of Ultron has arrived in theaters. If you live outside of the U.S. that is, as the highly-anticipated comic book caper has now opened in 26 international territories over the last 24 hours. And based on initial box office receipts, Joss Whedon’s final Marvel outing is on track to outperform its predecessor.
Currently occupying the #1 spot in those aforementioned countries, Ultron has netted approximately $44.8 million during that brief period. If it continues to ring up that much in ticket sales outside of North America, then it won’t be long until it breezes past the $1 billion that the first Avengers racked up.
If you, like us, aren’t able to delight in the movie for another week, then you can feast your eyes on another action-packed clip above. Some of Ultron‘s avenging heroes, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner, debuted the newest sneak peek during their appearance on Good Morning America earlier today. The clip picks up on a skirmish between Black Widow, Cap and Ultron and as expected, it’s not pretty. Granted, if you’d rather sit the week out and refrain from spoilers, then simply click off before you hit the 2-minute mark.
Avengers: Age of Ultron opens in North America on May 1.
Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.