Chris Evans is staying on for the thus-far untitled ‘Avengers 4’, he’s confirmed, which will see him wielding the Captain America shield until 2019. Evans, who first donned the helmet in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ back in 2011, was originally only signed up to be in six movies for Marvel. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, he said: “I had six films in my Marvel contract, so I could have said after the third Avengers I was done, but they wanted to make the third and fourth Avengers films as a two-parter,” he said.
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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.
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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.
US business magazine Forbes have named the highest-grossing actor at the global box office in 2016 – and it’s none other than Scarlett Johansson.
If you want to give your movie some bang for its buck, hire Chris Evans. The ‘Captain America’ star has earned the accolade of Forbes’ 10 Best Actors for the Buck for a second year running. Using the metric developed by the magazine, Evans returns $135.80 for ever $1 he is paid. Of course, it massively helped that he featured heavily in mostly money-spinning Marvel movies, including ‘Captain America: Civil War’, which grossed $1.153 billion. Next up on the list is Chris Pratt, who made back $125.40 for every $1 paid, thanks to roles in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Jurassic World’. Scarlett Johansson came in third ($88.60), then Mila Kunis ($49.50), and then Vin Diesel ($32). You can see the full top 10 in the slideshow above. The list stands in some stark contrast to this year’s list of most overpaid actors. Find that ignominious top 10 below… 1. Johnny Depp ($2.80) 2. Will Smith ($5) 3. Channing Tatum ($6) 4. Will Ferrell ($6.50) 5. George Clooney ($6.70) 6. Adam Sandler ($7.60) 7. Mark Wahlberg ($9.20) 8. Leonardo DiCaprio ($9.90) 9. Julia Roberts ($10.80) 10. Bradley Cooper ($12.10) Read More: Horror movies to look out for in 2017 Ryan Reynolds wants a Wolverine/Deadpool movie Spider-Man Homecoming: full trailer
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.
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When it came to questions about who was fighting on whose side, no one was talking. Not the actors, not the directors, not the writers, not the producers, not the cooks at craft services. But as soon as we left the air-conditioned comforts of Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios offices for an open-air lot baking in the Georgia sun, the dueling factions were there for us to behold firsthand.
After revealing that Johnny Depp was the most overpaid Hollywood star of 2015 earning the studios just $1.20 for every $1 he was paid, Forbes has revealed which actors provided the best return of investment over the last 12 months.