So far, Thor: Love and Thunder hold The record for the shortest publicity window in MCU history. But now, Marvel Studios is about to drop the hammer. Set to open in theaters on July 8, Thor 4 Will be viewers seeing Thor for the first time since the event Avengers: Endgame; Judging by what’s shown in the movie’s first trailer, his introspective story is full of old and new faces from the MCU.
also Korg directed by Taika Waititi And Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, love and thunder will also star in the Guardians of the Galaxy, Russell Crowe as Zeusand, most interestingly, Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster as Mighty Thor and Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher.
Thor: Love and Thunder‘s first trailer Released on April 18, it’s also the closest MCU fans have received to the movie’s release date.but now Doctor Strange 2 Showing in theaters, marketing is accelerating Thor 4 A second trailer for the film is confirmed to be released Monday during the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.
The question now is, when will the video be released in the game?
When is the Thor: Love and Thunder trailer coming out?
Thanks Marvel Studios Video Features Thor 4Own Chris HemsworthTaika Waititi and Tessa Thompson, Marvel fans know what’s next Thor: Love and Thunder The trailer will debut on Monday, May 23 during the NBA playoffs. But what fans don’t know is when to expect during Monday’s game.
The game, which is televised by Disney-owned ABC, specifically Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics, is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. ET.
Now, since this isn’t the first time an MCU trailer has been featured in the Finals or the playoffs, fans have some history to draw from to predict when this anticipated trailer will be released. Here are some potential scenarios:
Scenario #1: Black Panther Slot Machine
Marvel Studios releases original trailer for the first time Black Panther In Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals, shortly after the reveal.
The game airing at that point begins at 9:00 PM ET, while the Marvel trailer officially launches online at 9:27 PM ET.
If Disney/ABC chooses to follow a similar pattern Thor: Love and Thunderwith Monday’s game at 8:30 p.m., the trailer will likely debut around 9 p.m. ET and at the end of the first quarter.
Scene #2: Moon Knight Slot
The latest MCU trailer to debut in a non-Super Bowl playoff game is from Marvel Studios moon knight Disney+.
15 seconds moon knight Trailer starring Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke It was released during halftime of the NFL wild-card game, which also airs on ESPN, which is owned by Disney.
Considering this is the latest instance of MCU advertising during a professional sports event, the time from trailer to show release is similar to tomorrow’s game time, Thor 4For its theatrical debut, Disney will likely keep it that way and play the trailer during halftime of Game 4, which will be around 9:30pm ET.
What time is the hammer?
So when can audiences expect Thor to bring Thunder? Will it be at the end of the first quarter? Or will fans have to wait until halftime?
From a strictly synergistic perspective, halftime seems like the smartest time slot, as Disney wants Marvel fans to watch as many games on ABC as possible. While that’s later than the East Coast and Monday night’s 9 p.m. release, it’s still plenty of time for the video to make waves online.
Additionally, Marvel Studios will want fans to watch videos online so that MCU Trailer Watch History; If it premieres at halftime, viewers can watch it once or twice on YouTube and social media before play resumes.
Still, Marvel and Disney wanted to have as much time as possible on Monday night for fans to watch the trailer and discuss it online. This means that from a purely marketing perspective, the time period between Q1 and Q2 is probably the most strategic.
Regardless, fans can rest assured knowing what’s next A batch of shots from Thor: love and thunder In fact, it was confirmed Monday night.And, with the trailer’s premiere and the movie’s premiere only six weeks away, tomorrow will only be s begin Thor 4‘s promotional activities leading to its release.
Thor: Love and Thunder It opens in theaters on July 8.