And Marvel Studios does it again! Marvel Studios and Disney’ biggest superhero team-up has moved up to hit North America theaters a week earlier than anticipated.
Avengers: Infinity War will now come to the silver screen on April 27th, a week before its original May 4 launch date. During a brief Twitter exchange, ramping up the excitement for the ensemble film, Robert Downey Jr. tweeted “Any chance I could see it earlier?” Marvel Studios’ happily tweeted back to oblige the man who plays Mr. Stark, offering the date of April 27th. After Downey tweeted if the whole world can take part in this party, Marvel Studios declared the fantastic idea a done deal.
Reported by The Hollywood Reporter, this move confirms that superhero tentpole, directed by Marvel Studio veterans Anthony and Joe Russo, will open day and date around the globe. This move reduces the possiblity of spoilers reaching the internet days before the original North America release date.
It looks like the summer season will be starting earlier this year (historically, the first weekend in May is considered the start of the Summer Movie Season).
Infinity War reunites the original Avengers team, including Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), with new Marvel mainstays like Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), as they join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy crew to stop evil intergalactic “Mad God” Thanos (Josh Brolin). Other characters expecting to play a part include Spider-Man (Tom Holland) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston).
Avengers: Infinity War arrives on April 27th. Get. Ready.