From Cheapest to Costliest: The Marvels’ Whirlwind Budget Rollercoaster
In the ever-evolving world of Hollywood, the cost of producing a blockbuster film can be as volatile as the superhero battles depicted on screen. One recent case in point is the highly anticipated MCU film, ‘The Marvels.’ Over the span of just a few days, this movie went from being reported as one of the cheapest MCU productions ever to one of the most expensive. Such a dramatic change in budget reporting is a rarity in the film industry and has left fans and industry experts scratching their heads.
‘THE MARVELS’ has joined ‘ANT-MAN’ as the lowest budget Marvel Studios film ever.
Both carries a $130M budget. pic.twitter.com/rxqo8J4cB9
— The Hollywood Handle (@hollywoodhandle) September 19, 2023
A day later, this confirmation came out.
‘THE MARVELS’ actually has a budget of $274.8M.
However $55M of that budget was a subsidy from the U.K. meaning they only spent $219.8M.
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) September 20, 2023
As news about ‘The Marvels’ started to circulate, initial reports pegged the film’s budget at a relatively modest $130 million. This figure, while substantial by most standards, appeared conservative when compared to the budgets of previous MCU films, which often soared well beyond the $200 million mark. Some attributed this apparent cost-consciousness to Marvel Studios’ attempt to trim down production expenses, but little did anyone know that a budgetary storm was brewing.
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