The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ movie release date has been moved up to an earlier date

Good news, Marvel fans: The next Avengers movie is hitting theaters a week early.

Marvel Studios announced Thursday afternoon that it was moving up the release date of “Avengers: Infinity War” from May 4 to April 27 — with the help of Ironman himself, Robert Downey Jr.

In an exchange on Twitter, Downey appeared to “convince” the studio to release the new superhero flick a week early:

“Avengers: Infinity War” will be the third Avengers film and be the 18th movie set in the current Marvel extended universe.

Written by Alex Hider for Scripps National Desk. Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.

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