Last week, we reported that Joss Whedon has been confirmed to write and direct The Avengers 2 for Marvel Studios. Today, Marvel's parent company The Walt Disney Studios revealed the superhero sequel will hit theaters May 1, 2015. Take a look at the studio's brief statement.
Marvel's The Avengers 2 confirmed for May 2015 release date
"The Walt Disney Studios has announced a release date for Marvel Studios' sequel to the biggest Super Hero blockbuster and third highest grossing film of all time, Marvel's The Avengers
. Joss Whedon
returns to write and direct the Untitled Marvel's Avengers Sequel
set for release May 1, 2015."
Marvel's The Avengers has taken in $617 million at the domestic box office, and over $1.4 billion worldwide. Marvel Studios will first roll out the stand-alone sequels Iron Man 3 (May 3, 2013), Thor: The Dark World (November 8, 2013), and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014) before these Avengers will assemble once more.
Avengers: Age of Ultron comes to theaters May 1st, 2015 and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Cobie Smulders, Jeremy Renner. The film is directed by Joss Whedon.
Sources: Walt Disney Pictures