Najib's new prime ministerial directive: No Avengers spoilers please!

Najib's new prime ministerial directive: No Avengers spoilers please!
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PETALING JAYA - In a break from election fever, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has repeated a light-hearted “demand” from Thanos, the villain in the new Avengers movie, not to post spoilers for the Hollywood blockbuster.

In a Twitter post, the Prime Minister urged fans who had already watched the movie Avengers: Infinity War to allow others to enjoy the film and not discuss key plot points online.

“How was #AvengersInfinityWar? I saw much praise in the timelines. Those who have watched please don't post spoilers, okay.

“Give an opportunity for all to watch first,” Najib wrote on his official Twitter account @NajibRazak.

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He ended his tweet with the hashtag “#ThanosDemandsYourSilence”.

The hashtag that Najib used is also trending among fans of the Marvel Studios movie franchise.

Avengers: Infinity War stars in Singapore

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    The orange soul stone, the last of the six colour-coded Infinity Stones that supervillain Thanos is seeking, is right here in Singapore at Marina Bay Sands.

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    The stars were quick to express their appreciation of the screaming fans who had queued to get access, and then waited outdoors for the cast to appear.

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    Cumberbatch said: "It's utterly surreal. People have been waiting out here for hours. I just want to thank the fans - you're the best fans you really are."

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    Co-star Downey Jr declared: " This has to be the coolest fan event I've ever been for."

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    Downey Jr. also joked about his new “bromance” with his co-star Cumberbatch.

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    Actress Karen Gillan, who plays Nebula, as well as director Joe Russo, were also at the event, where the usual red carpet was replaced by a purple shade in honour of the movie's villain.

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    An average of one or two new Marvel Cinematic Universe films have been released each year over the last decade, and at least another 14 are in the works. So how does the franchise keep audiences interested?

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    The trick, says Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr., is never to repeat something, even if it has proven to be successful in the past.

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    He was fielding interviews in Singapore alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Karen Gillan - who play superhero characters Doctor Strange and Nebula respectively - to promote their highly anticipated new Marvel movie Avengers: Infinity War.

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    There is immense hype over Avengers: Infinity War as the movie gathers the most Marvel superheroes in the same project than ever before.

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    Besides the Avengers superheroes, Guardians Of The Galaxy superheroes are also added to the mix for the first time.

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    Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr brought cheer to 37 children with critical illnesses, leading them in a pledge that turned them into "little superheroes".

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    Thousands of fans turned up early Monday (April 16) for a chance to attend the Avengers: Infinity War red carpet event later at night, with some of Hollywood's biggest names set to be in attendance.

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    While the event is free and open to the public, fans are required to register in person for a non-transferable wristband to gain access, due to venue capacity limitations.

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    Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis. There are 4,000 wristbands available.

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