Marvel has moved up the release date of Avengers: Infinity War, from May 4th to April 27th.
The release date change was announced via Twitter with a conversation between Robert Downey Jr and the Marvel Studios Twitter accounts.
The film brings together the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy to defeat Thanos, who was first teased back in the post-credits in the first Avengers film, back in 2012.
Avengers: Infinity War is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, and stars Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Zoe Saldana (Gamora) , Bradley Cooper (Rocket Raccoon) , Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) all reprising their roles from previous Marvel films. Meanwhile, Josh Brolin will play Thanos.
The Russo Brothers previously directed Captain America: Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War with the later grossing $1.16 billion worldwide.
Avengers: Infinity War will now release on April 27th, 2018 worldwide with the fourth untitled Avengers film to release on May 3rd, 2019.
Some of the other upcoming films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe include Ant-Man and the Wasp on July 6th, 2018, Captain Marvel on March 8th, 2019, an untitled sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming on July 5th, 2019 and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in 2020.