Good news! 'Avengers: Infinity War' to release in India a week before US

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Dec 01, 2017, 01:43 PM IST

A still from Avengers: Infinity War Photograph:(Others)

Indian fans of Marvel, rejoice. Avengers: Infinity War is all set to release in India before US. The Marvel Comic Universe' film, which is one of the most anticipated films of 2018, will be releasing on April 27, 2018. It will open in the US on May 4. 

"With every title, the popularity and fan following of Marvel`s superheroes has grown exponentially in the country. Through the unique storytelling, action adventure, quirky humour and superlative content, Marvel movies are among the most-awaited movies in India," Bikram Duggal, Head of Studio Entertainment, Disney India, said in a statement. 

"And the initial peek through the trailer has quadrupled the expectations and response. With so much love and anticipation around Avengers: Infinity War, we decided to make the movie special for Indian fans by releasing it earlier by a week before it opens in the US," Duggal said. 

The first official trailer of the third installment in Avengers franchise was released on November 29 and crossed 230 million views in just 24 hours. 

Marvel has assembled an envious star cast for Avengers: Infinity War. Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tom Hiddleston, Peter Dinklage, Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel will all appear in the film. 

Anthony and Joe Russo are directing the film.