'˜155 screenings in 24 hours' Avengers fever hits Edinburgh

Edinburgh is gearing up for a starring role in one of the most anticipated films of the year, and Avengers fever is hitting the Capital.

Wednesday, 25th April 2018, 7:02 am
Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Benedict Wong in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War." Picture; (Marvel Studios via AP)

Edinburgh was chosen to host Holywood stars for a series of momentous battle scenes in Avengers: Infinity War and it appears that residents in the Capital are keen to see the city ‘in action’

Well, that is if cinema screenings are to be believed.

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155 showings of the latest blockbuster from Marvel will be shown in the first 24 hours of its release, including a number of midnight screenings.

Ocean Terminal is hosting a whopping 35 showings in a 24 hour period, with 8 midnight showings, while Fountain Park showing the film 33 times in 24 hours, with 7 midnight screenings.

We also looked at screenings in Fort Kinnaird, Omni Centre, Dominion, Wester Hailes, Lothian Road, and the Cameo.