Avengers: Endgame Is Already Available for Preorder on Amazon

Marvel Studios 2019
Marvel Studios 2019

If you didn’t get a great seat in the theater for Avengers: Endgame, or just don't want to put up with the crowds, you may be in luck very soon. The record-breaking Marvel movie is already available for preorder on Amazon, as CNET reports. (Admit it, you know you can’t wait to watch the three-hour blockbuster in the comfort of your own home.)

Though no official release date has been given, it's doubtful that the impending opportunity to watch the movie from your couch will slow the film's box office domination. Ticket sales for Avengers: Endgame have now reached more than $2 billion worldwide, which leaves just one film—James Cameron's Avatar—in its way of achieving the top spot of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

At the moment, Endgame is just over $500 million short of Avatar's total box office tally, so its ascension to No. 1 seems pretty likely. And with as massive a movie as the latest MCU installment is, it's only fitting that it will remain on the big screen for as long as fans are still lining up to see it (for a second, third, or fourth time).

The price to download one of the most popular movies of all time (plus bonus features) will come to $19.99 on Amazon. But if you wait until November, when Disney's new Disney+ streaming service premieres—on which Endgame is expected to be made available—you can watch as many MCU films as you can handle for just $6.99 a month.

Though it may be a while before an official release date for the streaming version of the film is announced, history might offer some insight: Infinity War, which—like Endgame—debuted in theaters in late April, came home on July 31, 2018.

Whiten Your Teeth From Home for $40 With This Motorized Toothbrush


Since many people aren't exactly rushing to see their dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's become more important than ever to find the best at-home products to maintain your oral hygiene. And if you're looking for a high-quality motorized toothbrush, you can take advantage of this deal on the AquaSonic Black Series model, which is currently on sale for 71 percent off.

This smart toothbrush can actually tell you how long to keep the brush in one place to get the most thorough cleaning—and that’s just one of the ways it can remove more plaque than an average toothbrush. The brush also features multiple modes that can whiten teeth, adjust for sensitive teeth, and massage your gums for better blood flow.

As you’d expect from any smart device, modern technology doesn’t stop at functionality. The design of the AquaSonic Black Series is sleek enough to seamlessly fit in with a modern aesthetic, and the charging base is cordless so it’s easy to bring on the go. The current deal even includes a travel case and eight Dupont replacement heads.

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Friends's David Schwimmer Almost Turned Down the Role of Ross

David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston in Friends.
David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston in Friends.
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Casting the six main players of Friends was no easy task. Finding just the right person for each role, like with any show, was crucial. And now that the beloved series has become a television mainstay, it's hard to imagine a different person playing Rachel Green or Phoebe Buffay. But how about Ross Geller?

As reported by MSN, Friends co-creator David Crane once explained just how difficult it was to find the iconic cast. While some characters were harder to pin down than others, David Schwimmer was the first actor that showrunners approached for Ross, and they knew right away he was perfect for the role. Years before, he'd auditioned for another show, and Schwimmer stuck in Crane's mind. The actor, however, took a little convincing.

Crane recalled during an appearance on The One Show in 2019:

"He didn't get that part, but as we were writing Friends and we came up with the idea of Ross, we kept thinking, 'You know who'd be great for this is David Schwimmer.' And then he didn't want to do it because he had theater experience. He was back doing theater, and we had to persuade him to come back to television."

Schwimmer eventually agreed. No other actors could have played Ross and Rachel like Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston did, but as MSN notes, Aniston was the final cast member to join because she was already working on another TV project at the time. Luckily for Friends fans, that show was canceled—and the rest is one of the most famous on-again, off-again relationships in TV history.

[h/t MSN]