Marvel.com has officially announced that Avengers: Infinity War will move to April 27th. Yes, Star Wars Day (May 4th) will now only be Star Wars Day and not Avengers Rule the World Day. That day will now be one week prior.
Who do we have to thank for this gift? Well, Iron Man himself, Robert Downey Jr. Check out the Tweet progression below.
Press Release: If you’re one of the many, many fans excited to see Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War,” we’ve got very good news for you, as the release date has been moved up to April 27! Fans will now be able to globally experience the film together, as it will be released worldwide on the same date.
The announcement came via a Twitter exchange between none other than Robert Downey Jr. and Marvel Studios, as the Iron Man actor asked if he could see the movie a bit earlier… and got a happy reply.
The entire world?
— Robert Downey Jr (@RobertDowneyJr) March 1, 2018
That’s a FANTASTIC idea! Done.
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) March 1, 2018