With 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ' marking Marvel Studio's fifteenth cinema release, which are the studio's best and worst superhero movies?
It has long been anticipated that once they call a wrap on ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and its as-yet untitled sequel (currently shooting back-to-back with Joe and Anthony Russo directing), Chris Evans would be hanging up the mask and shield of Captain America – but we might want to hold our horses there. Despite having long hinted at a desire to step back from acting in favour of directing once his Marvel contract reaches its conclusion with the third and fourth ‘Avengers’ movies, the 35-year old actor would appear to have had a change of heart – or, at least, is keeping his options open. Asked whether he will return as Steve Rogers beyond the upcoming two-volume ‘Avengers’ epic, Evans tells Collider, “It’s really not up to me.
‘Captain America’ star Chris Evans has been told stop publicly slating Donald Trump by those who advise him on his career moves. Evans has frequently harangued the president and those around him on Twitter, and has made his political views very well known.
It looks as though Chris Evans’ time as Captain America will be coming to an end after the next two ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ films. Evans explains that he’s hurting all over because he just started his workout routine the day before to get in shape for the next two Captain America films. Chris Evans only signed a six film contract with Marvel when he first agreed to star in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, negotiating it down from the original offer of nine.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is ramping up its production line this year with three films instead of its usual two: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘Thor: Ragnarok’. It’s a signal of intent from Marvel and one of confidence in the hugely successful cinematic universe model which began with ‘Iron Man’ in 2008.
Marvel’s upcoming superhero blockbuster ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ started shooting today, with ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star Dave Bautista confirming that he would be on set. Will Star-Lord be joining Drax on set? This was confirmed by the folks at Variety, who revealed that, despite the film’s immediate start date, both Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen were both without a script.
Following ‘Captain America: Civil War’ there are a lot of questions regarding Steve Rogers, especially considering that he walked away and seemingly distanced himself from the character’s shield at its conclusion. At the moment, we’re still in the dark about whether there will actually be a new Captain America instead of Steve Rogers going forward. "Excuse me…where's the restroom?" A big thank you and shout out to Casey McBroom @shield_labs for making this for me.
The lingering shirtless scene has become a trademark in Marvel’s movies and TV shows, and why not? Their leading men sacrifice cream cakes and booze in favour of gruelling gym sessions and infinite ab crunches to gain Marvel’s signature chiselled frames. But not all actors start out looking like a mythical god, so let’s take a look back at Marvel’s leading men before and after their magnificent makeovers.
When speaking to Collider, he gave an interesting response when asked about whether a ‘Captain America’ movie can exist without Steve Rogers. “It’s a good question and if we look back at the comic books as our inspiration and as the well from which this all springs, then the answer is “no,” Feige said.
Chris Evans has faced off against his share of formidable adversaries on the big screen – but it seems he might have a new, somewhat unexpected off-screen nemesis.
As ‘Captain America: Civil War’ arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray its directors have been discussing what did and what didn’t make it into the latest Marvel epic. This included a new introduction scene for Daniel Bruhl’s scheming Baron Zemo, one even more brutal than what was in the final cut. “We had an original scene where Zemo was at an auction, a black market auction.
For five years now, US actor Chris Evans has been synonymous with Marvel’s elder superhero Captain America – but it might not have been so.
The Russo Brothers have revealed how their most recent Marvel Studios epic, ‘Captain America: Civil War’, connects to their next, 'Avengers: Infinity War’. With just two years until the Avengers reunite to take on Josh Brolin’s Thanos, the studio is deep into the process of putting all the pieces into place. Speaking to IGN, Anthony Russo said: “From the point of view of Joe and I, we think about all of these movies as a continuity.
The star-spangled superhero is getting the all-star treatment at San Diego Comic-Con to celebrate his 75th birthday. According to Marvel, the towering figure is the largest single item the publisher has ever featured at a Comic-Con booth. 1941, Celebrating 75 Heroic Years.” The Captain America statue will be displayed at Comic-Con through Sunday and then packed up and shipped to Brooklyn.
To celebrate the 75th birthday of the original Captain America Steve Rogers, his native home town of Brooklyn (in the real world) is erecting a 13-foot statue of the Marvel superhero. Cast in bronze, the statue will make its public debut at San Diego Comic Con later this month (20-24 July) before heading to its new home for a special ceremony on 10 August. A sketch of the statue published by USA Today reveals Cap standing with his iconic shield held high, above a plaque adorned with a quote from 2011 movie ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’.
During an interview with ABC News, actor Frank Grillo teased that we may see more of Crossbones… despite his apparent death in the recent ‘Captain America’ sequel. Of course, Frank Grillo first appeared in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ as Brock Rumlow… a Hydra agent who would later become known as Crossbones.
Let’s discuss the most important topic of conversation surrounding Captain America — his dating life! In The Winter Soldier, Cap and his neighbor, a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent assigned to surveil him, make some eyes at each other. But the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent is Sharon Carter, his deceased girlfriend's niece.
On Sunday night Chris Evans might have noticed that his Twitter account was being deluged with abusive messages regarding his performance on ‘Top Gear’. Unfortunately, rather than these messages heading to the 50-year-old television presenter, a number of them were instead sent to the 34-year-old ‘Captain America: Civil War’ actor. While Marvel’s Chris Evans calls @ChrisEvans his home on Twitter, ‘Top Gear’s’ Chris Evans has the handle of @achrisevans.
Comicbook fans have reacted with fury over a recent plot in the long-running Captain America series which has revealed that the hero is in fact an agent for evil Hydra organisation. Writer Nick Spencer has even been sent death threats online. Captain America was devised by Marvel legends Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, both Jewish, who purposely created him as a opposition to the growing threat of the Nazis in Europe, with the first comic emerging in 1941.
The latest ‘Captain America’ comic book series has made one of the most controversial decisions in the medium’s history, as they’ve revealed that Steve Rogers is and always has been an undercover agent for Hydra. The first issue of ‘Captain America: Steve Rogers’ was released this week, and it’s already proving to be hugely divisive. Because while it returns to the 1940s and we get to see Steve Rogers as a youngster once again, it turns one of Marvel’s most iconic superheroes into a villain.