Disney have changed their release schedule, revealing that they have dropped the two-part Infinity War Avengers movies, instead choosing to have just one film concentrating on that story and the other being a standalone entry.
The change in the schedule that was mad elate on Friday night shows that Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 no longer bears the “Part 1” part in its name, while the sequel is now listed as an “untitled Avengers” film rather that Infinity War Part 2. Despite the changes in the name and apparent story, both movies will still release on their respective planned release dates. This means that Avengers: Infinity War will be available from May 4, 2018 and the second film will hit cinemas on May 3, 2019.
Move doesn’t come as a major surprise. The directors of the second film, the Russo brothers, have previously said that the two-part title was misleading as the movies were clearly separate in terms of tone and plot. In an interview earlier in the year, Joe Russo said: “The movies are two very different movies, it is misleading. The intention is we will change it, we just haven’t come up with the titles yet. But, yes, we will change it.”