AVENGERS: AOU Release Date Moves Forward In UK & Ireland

It seems those on the other side of the pond will be seeing yet another big CBM before their US pals, as Marvel UK has just officially announced that Joss Whedon's Avengers sequel will now debut on April 24th..exactly one year from today.

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 4/24/2014
Marvel Studios has moved the 2015 release of Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age Of Ultron to April 24 from its original May release in the UK and Ireland.

The UK and Eire tend to benefit from most big comic book flicks opening a little earlier; most recently both Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 -- which still doesn't officially release until May 2. The Avengers sequel is still set for a May 1 release in the US.
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" will bring the Marvel Universe's biggest heroes together again to face one of their biggest villains, with "Marvel's The Avengers" director Joss Whedon returning to write and direct the sequel."Marvel's The Avengers" was released in 2012 and went on to earn $1.5 billion worldwide, making it the third-largest grossing movie of all time.

Cast includes: Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, James Spader and Thomas Kretschmann.
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MrSotoMan - 4/24/2014, 7:39 AM
*sigh* sucks to be an American I guess.....no, no I guess it does suck to be an American.
AlexanderLykins - 4/24/2014, 7:42 AM
I hate living in America but I'm still proud to be an American!
DEVLIN712 - 4/24/2014, 7:42 AM
*punches air repeatedly* Screw you Yankee bitches!
ProfessorX - 4/24/2014, 7:43 AM
Sorry Americans. UK for the win.
MrSotoMan - 4/24/2014, 7:44 AM
@AlexanderLykins- Agree.
kinghulk - 4/24/2014, 7:44 AM
yesssss, haha i love you marvel cant wait for this film.
Starfox - 4/24/2014, 7:46 AM
I'm cool with the early release accross the pond. I just hate those damn spoilers! Lol
Doopie - 4/24/2014, 7:48 AM
Marvel love the UK
ArmGunar - 4/24/2014, 7:50 AM
Yeeessss that means 29th April for France ! :D
AlexanderLykins - 4/24/2014, 7:50 AM
It makes sense. Generate buzz so that American audiences flock to the theater.
DudeGuyMan - 4/24/2014, 7:51 AM
At least 'Muricans still get to live in a 'Murican 'Murica.





TheAbaryMan369 - 4/24/2014, 7:51 AM
I wish they'd give us the movie first here in Canada...
JayTopStix - 4/24/2014, 7:51 AM
We have been getting them at the same date in Mexico too. I hope we get this one early as well. This year all 3 Marvel Films have had early openings.
StarYeezus - 4/24/2014, 7:53 AM
To all the Europeans:

charlie2094 - 4/24/2014, 7:53 AM
Awesome stuff! One year to go :P
blackandyellow - 4/24/2014, 7:53 AM
Still not worth being around Brits.

No offense, cipher.
DefcoN - 4/24/2014, 7:53 AM
No surprise here, Marvel tends to do that. Pretty much half the world will see this movie before the Americans do.
youknowmyname - 4/24/2014, 7:54 AM
It's only Marvel who seem to love us, we get DC movies a fair bit later, and Turtles doesn't open here until October!
SuperCat - 4/24/2014, 7:55 AM
SuperCat - 4/24/2014, 7:56 AM
SpectacularJoShFest - 4/24/2014, 7:56 AM
Oh [frick] yeah!!! We get it first! =)
DoubleD - 4/24/2014, 7:57 AM
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON is the only comic book movie I am interested in. Everything else seems do small now !
marvel72 - 4/24/2014, 7:57 AM
marvel shows much love to its uk fans,24th april exactly one year away today.
MrCBM56 - 4/24/2014, 7:57 AM
Yep. [frick] my life.
McNyagano - 4/24/2014, 7:57 AM
I'm in Ireland;) Sickened for everyone else xD



To add more salt to the injury, I get to see GOTG and Avengers 2 at test screenings as well;)
StarYeezus - 4/24/2014, 7:59 AM
@SuperCat

Brainiac13 - 4/24/2014, 7:59 AM
I'm going to see it 1st!! ;)
Doopie - 4/24/2014, 8:00 AM
to all the people saying bad stuff about Brits/Europeans - the movies only open over here first so they have a bit more time to dumb them down for an american audience in the cut.
Scarilian - 4/24/2014, 8:02 AM
[frick] yes xD

But seriously though - it just gives me more time to see it multiple times before the American release xD
SuperCat - 4/24/2014, 8:02 AM
LOL @ StarYeezus

He has to be really pissed to throw a perfectly good pizza!
StarYeezus - 4/24/2014, 8:04 AM
@Doopie

Hey! I resemble that remark!
MrMartinMarvel - 4/24/2014, 8:05 AM
You may be getting The Avengers before us, but do you know what we've got that you'll never have? THE RED, WHITE, AND BLUE PANCAKES FROM DENNY'S! SUCK IT!