It's not an exaggeration to call Avengers: Infinity War as the one of, if not the most awaited superhero movie of all time.
In just three days, the official trailer for the ultimate superhero ensemble movie has amassed a whopping 39,229,699 views to shoot to the top of YouTube's "Trending" list. Infinity War, which features an all-star cast from almost every Marvel Cinematic Universe film (Sorry, Hawkeye), is only a month away from showing fans if Earth's Mightiest Heroes can stop Thanos from collecting the Infinity Stones.
The summer blockbuster reportedly premieres on April 25 in the Philippines, which is why fanboys are all hyped up. The Avengers fandom among Pinoys has reached peak craziness—social media and its users have found an amusing way to connect the comic book adaptation to local pop culture, specifically an ongoing action drama TV show.
Netizens have somewhat drawn parallels between Infinity War and the protagonist of FPJ's Ang Probinsyano, Cardo Dalisay, played by Coco Martin. Hilarity ensued when someone did a sick edit of the immortal police officer as part of the movie's star-studded poster.
These ideas for the script and dialogue suggestions prove that Filipinos are highly creative when it comes to evoking humor.
Imagine the endless possibilities for plot twists. ABS-CBN should seriously set up a creative pitch and meeting with the Russo brothers—we might be on to something here!
Amid all the Ang Probinsyano x Avengers memes, this one is still more nefarious than Thanos: