M-Net Movies To Launch Marvel Studios Pop-up Channel For Ten Days
M-Net has announced that it plans to offer DStv premium customers, with what it tags as “an unprecedented cinematic journey with an M-Net Movies Marvel Studios Pop-Up Channel” from Friday, April 13 to Sunday, April 22.
A report which was made available to journalists in Lagos, Nigeria states that M-Net described the new but short-lived channel as a “super-power” which will be an addition to the already available six M-Net Movies channels on DStv. The pop-up channel can be viewed for ten days only on channel 109 and will feature 15 of the most thrilling films from the giant and popular Marvel Studios franchise.
Regional Director M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said that the pop-up channel is a special treat for all the Marvel fan, be they old or new but have enjoyed the live, pulsating action and exploits of their favourite Marvel Superheroes in films.
Wangi added that the timing of the M-Net Movies Marvels Studios Pop-Up Channel is perfect because the franchise is currently creating an incredible buzz in the industry and the world at large.
During the ten days the pop-up Channel will run from 5am-11pm daily, and for each day of the week, a film from the franchise with overlapping story-lines will be screened chronologically- exactly how the films were released in the cinemas. Kicking off with Iron Man, debuted in 2008, viewers will be able to relive the story of their favourite heroes all through to Spiderman Home Coming which will put an end to the pop-up channel on the 22nd of April.
The report mentioned in the report that while the introduction of the pop-up channel also serves as a lead to the newly released Avengers: Infinity War which will be in Cinemas on Friday, April 27, 2018.