Marvel delays ‘Avengers,’ ‘Thor,’ ‘Captain America’ films

Comics, Movies

Marvel is again tweaking its schedule of big-screen comic book adaptations:

The Avengers: May 4, 2012 — nearly a year after the previous launch date of July 15, 2011

Iron Man 2: May 7, 2010 — as scheduled

Thor: June 17, 2011 — instead of its previously planned release date of July 16, 2010

The First Avenger: Captain America: July 22, 2011 — instead of May 6, 2011

Marvel also confirmed that Spider-Man 4 from Sony Pictures Entertainment is slated to hit theaters on May 6, 2011.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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