Avengers: Infinity War is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is intended to be the sequel to 2012's Marvel's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron and the nineteenth film installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film will be directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, and features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Benedict Wong and Josh Brolin.
The film was announced in October 2014 as Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1 and in April 2015, the Russo brothers were onboard to direct; Markus and McFeely signed on to the film in May 2015. In July 2016, Marvel revealed the title would be shortened to simply Avengers: Infinity War. Filming is expected to begin in January 2017 at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia along with an untitled sequel, lasting until October/November 2017.
Avengers: Infinity War is scheduled to be released on May 4, 2018. A direct sequel is scheduled to be released on May 3, 2019.