Filming has gotten under way for the eagerly awaited Avengers sequel. And today Marvel Studios confirmed that the film would be getting an earlier release in the UK and Ireland.

Originally set to be released in May 2015 the film will now debut in Irish cinemas on April 24th 2015, earlier than the US. Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Lou Ferrigno, Paul Bettany and Samuel L Jackson will all star in the upcoming movie.