– by Joseph Jammer Medina

It shouldn’t come as a big surprise that Marvel Studios is putting a lot of money into Avengers: Infinity War. This is, after all, a film that has dozens of characters — a film that the past 18 have all led up to. Plus, given its reported budget of $300 million, it’s a little important that they ensure that audiences know about it.

But just how much are they throwing into it? According to Deadline, when taking into account partnerships with Coca-Cola, Quicken Loans, and Infiniti, the estimated media value in its marketing push is north of $150 million.

For comparison, last year, Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s media goods amounted to $140 million, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2‘s amounted to $80 million. With that in mind, it’s $150 million push doesn’t sound too impressive. Given that they were able to near that total with Spider-Man: Homecoming, it’s a bit less crazy-sounding. However, it’s worth noting that that film was a co-production with Sony, and it’s likely Sony had a hand in spending that much money. It’s likely that the $80 million Guardians push is more in line with typical Marvel.

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Given that this is the franchise’s third film, their typical promo partners are doubling down on their overall support — no doubt because they know it will be a success.

“This movie is a celebration that we’ve been building toward for the past 10 years,” said Mindy Hamilton, Marvel’s SVP of Global Partnerships & Marketing.“We feel fortunate to have partnered with brands who share that excitement, and it’s been an incredibly rewarding experience to see their creative visions come to life.”

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SOURCE: Deadline, THR

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.