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Disney Campaigning to Get Avengers: Endgame a Best Picture Nomination and 11 Other Oscars

Much like Thanos, this was inevitable. Disney has officially launched an awards season campaign for Avengers: Endgame, and they're not just gunning for the technical awards that a blockbuster such as this is likely to receive. Disney is championing the movie for every major award at the Oscars this year, including Best Picture. That may have sounded far crazier even just a year ago, but things have changed.

Disney has launched a for your consideration website for the 2019 awards season. Avengers: Endgame is prominently featured and they're hoping to sway Academy voters to give Thanos and Earth's Mightiest Heroes a shot at the podium later this year. Not only are they putting forth Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige and Co. for Best Picture, but they're also suggesting that Joe Russo and Anthony Russo be considered for Best Director, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely for Best Adapted Screenplay and Trent Opaloch for Best Cinematography.

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