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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ directors, Downey ask for secrecy

April 4, 2018
FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Robert Downey Jr. arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming." Downey Jr. is joining the directors of "Avengers: Infinity War" in calling for fans to maintain secrecy. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo went on Twitter to tell fans they would be screening a limited amount of footage prior to the film's release on April 27. They asked fans to maintain the same level of secrecy so that they don't spoil it for others. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Robert Downey Jr. arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming." Downey Jr. is joining the directors of "Avengers: Infinity War" in calling for fans to maintain secrecy. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo went on Twitter to tell fans they would be screening a limited amount of footage prior to the film's release on April 27. They asked fans to maintain the same level of secrecy so that they don't spoil it for others. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Robert Downey Jr. is joining the directors of “Avengers: Infinity War” in calling for fans to maintain secrecy.

The star tweeted “no spoilers please.” He signed it with the (hashtag) ThanosDemandsYour Silence. Thanos is the fictional Marvel Comics villain who will be portrayed by Josh Brolin in the movie. Downey plays Iron Man.

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo went on Twitter to tell fans they would be screening a limited amount of footage prior to the film’s release on April 27. They say “only a handful of people know the film’s true plot.”

They asked fans to maintain the same level of secrecy so that they don’t spoil it for others.

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