With Disney /the-avengers-and-iron-man-3-to-be-released-by-disney/recently taking over marketing and distribution rights to The Avengers and Iron Man 3, it was unclear if Disney would keep their release dates, but The Avengers has now been confirmed for a May 4, 2012 opening, reports Heat Vision.

Marvel and Paramount Pictures originally set the films's release date. Disney /iron-man-3-set-for-may-3-2013/recently announced a May 3, 2013 release date for Iron Man 3.