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Avengers: Infinity War Will Now Hit Theaters on April 27

In the first known case of premature box-office domination, Disney just announced on Twitter that Avengers: Infinity War will now hit theaters on April 27, which is one week earlier than the planned premiere of May 4. The move put a little more space between the latest chapter in the MCU and the May 18 release date of Deadpool 2 and the May 25 debut of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Though on Twitter, Marvel spun a narrative of kowtowing to its cash cow Robert Downey Jr.

Avengers: Infinity War Will Now Hit Theaters on April 27