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Avengers: Infinity War – everything we know so far

It’s safe to say the hype for Marvel Studio’s upcoming superhero showdown epic Avengers: Infinity War is off the hook!

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A decade of Marvel’s movie exploits have led to Avengers: Infinity War, which will usher in a new era for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Phase 1 of Marvel’s masterplan kicked-off way back in 2008 with Iron Man along with The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger and Iron Man 2. These movies led to Marvel’s first ensemble movie – Avengers Assemble.

Phase 2 kicked off with Iron Man 3 and along with Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy led to Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Ant-Man surprised audiences and in Phase 3 was followed up by the magnificent Captain America: Civil WarDoctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok.

The final chapter before Avengers: Infinity War was Black Panther, with Ant-Man and the Wasp heading to cinemas later in the year.

Avengers: Infinity War is released on April 26th 2018.

Let’s take a look at what we know so far about Avengers: Infinity War.

Avengers: Infinity War
Credit: Marvel/Disney

What is Avengers: Infinity War about?

Marvel are, of course, very secretive about the plot. But a spoiler-free synopsis finds The Avengers and their superhero allies willing to sacrifice everything in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos (Josh Brolin) before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe as we know it.

Expect losses on both sides as the Marvel Cinematic Universe ushers in a brave new world of adventures. But who will survive to see the next Phase come to fruition?


Who stars in Avengers: Infinity War?

Take a deep breath and get ready…

Starring in the film are Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Josh Brolin, Anthony Mackie, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dave Bautista, Don Cheadle, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Karen Gillan, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Bettany, Pom Klementieff, Sebastian Stan, Zoe Saldana, Tessa Thompson, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Paul Rudd, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sean Gunn, Bradley Cooper, Benedict Wong , Vin Diesel, Terry Notary, Benicio Del Toro and Tom Holland.

And would you believe it – that’s just the principal cast! Expect a few surprises along the way!


When will Avengers: Infinity War be released?

The film is slated for a 26th April release in the UK and the US.

The countries lucky enough to get Avengers: Infinity War first on 25th April 2018 are Australia, France, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand and Sweden, followed by Brazil, Germany, Hungary and Bulgaria on 26th April.


Who is directing Avengers: Infinity War?

The Russo Brothers. After enjoying huge success with Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo will bring together the largest Marvel cast ever assembled.


Who wrote the screenplay for Avengers: Infinity War?

Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are credited with the screenplay.


Take a look at the officially-released Avengers: Infinity War poster art

Avengers: Infinity War
Credit: Marvel/Disney
Avengers: Infinity War
Credit: Marvel/Disney


Watch the Avengers: Infinity War trailers, featurettes & TV Spots


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Avengers: Infinity War is out in cinemas on 26th April 2018.

Jason Palmer
Jason Palmer
Jason is a film contributor for Entertainment Focus (EF) bringing you the latest news and reviews from the movie world.

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