Avengers: Endgame released a week ago and since then, fans have been going crazy about the film. However, along with the much popularity and overwhelming craze, comes the backlash of spoilers. Ever since the movie was announced, we have been fighting against the spoilers and trying to avoid the slightest hint of the thrilling climax. So, what would happen if the movie was released on a cable TV? Not kidding, a local TV station in the Philippines aired a pirated version of the film one day after it was released. Yes, this definitely boils the blood of every Marvel fan. Before Avengers: EndGame, This Blockbuster Geeky Movie Used a Similar Time Travel Technique 10 Years Ago!!
According to the Philippine News Agency, a regional cable provider in Dipolog City in the Zamboanga del Norte district of the Philippines, Orient Cable, aired a badly pirated version of Endgame. This does feel like a nightmare to the many Avengers fans. Not only is it disheartening, but it is also illegal. Teatro de Dapitan, a local movie theatre chain in the region, is suing Orient Cable, as published in the Philippine News Agency. Well, we totally support the suing as it happens for all the right reasons.
The cable provider has not yet given any official statement regarding the same. The operators have broken three different federal Philippine laws, such as the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, the Anti-Camcording Act, and the Cybercrime Prevention Act, as stated by the Vice. Avengers: EndGame: Confused by All the Time-Travel in Marvel’s Superhero Film? Explaining What Really Happened in Layman Terms (SPOILER ALERT)
Talking about the movie, Avengers: Endgame is already crushing all the previous box-office records. The Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth starrer has already crossed the $1B mark globally and it has only been one week. We can expect the movie to fly high, establishing more records and taking the entertainment industry by a storm.