The action film about a near-fractured America balanced on a razor’s edge was originally set to go on April 26, but know A24 will have access to Imax auditoriums on its new date. The movie starring Kirsten Dunst also moves away from a weekend that had the Amazon MGM Zendaya tennis dramedy, Challengers, and Lionsgate’s Unsung Hero.
Civil War also stars Wagner Moura (Narcos), Cailee Spaeny (Priscilla), Stephen Henderson (Dune), Sonoya Mizuno (Ex Machina), Jesse Plemons (Power of Dog), and Nick Offerman (The Last of Us).
A24 produced the film alongside Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich of DNA and Gregory Goodman.
Garland received an Academy Award nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay for Ex Machina, which also won an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects. He also wrote and directed Annihilation and Men.