Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War to release in India a week before US

Deccan Chronicle.

Entertainment, Hollywood

The highly anticipated film 'Avengers: Infinity War' will be released a week early in India, on April 27 next year.

Avengers:Infinity has already set a record of the most viewed trailer in 24 hours.

Mumbai: Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War which brings together everyone from Avengers to the Guardians, is touted as the biggest spectacle of 2018. Disney claims the trailer is the most-viewed of all time in first 24 hours, with over 230 million views across all platforms.

After the exhilarating trailer, the Marvel fans in India have one more reason to be excited about the film. The upcoming mega superhero film will be released in India a week before its US release. Yes, you read that right. Avengers: Infinity War will ditch its worldwide release of May 4, 2018, and hit the Indian cinema screens on April 27.

Bikram Duggal, Head of Studio Entertainment, Disney India confirmed the news in a statement. “With every title, the popularity and fan-following of Marvel’s Super Heroes 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. 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,” he said.

Avenger: Infinity War has actors Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman and others reprising the roles of their respective superheroes. It also stars Josh Brolin as the supervillian, Thanos. The mega-ensemble franchise has all superheroes fighting against Thanos.