Chris Evans follows up his role as the titular beefcake crime-fighter of Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War by playing a boat mechanic caring for his super-genius niece (Mackenna Grace) in the much gentler, much less action-packed new drama Gifted. Granted, he’s a boat mechanic in much better shape than the majority of Americans, but the gig still required the Avenger to tone down from superhero shape. Last summer’s Civil War marked Evans’s fifth outing as super-soldier Steve Rogers (not counting cameos in Thor and Ant-Man movies), and he’s currently in production on No. 6 with Avengers: Infinity War.
A Californian councilman took his oath of office with a side of superhero on Tuesday night. Lan Diep, 32, held a Captain America shield during his swearing-in ceremony for San Jose City Council. The civil legal aid attorney says he believes “government can be fun,” while putting theory into practice.
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.
Fraternal filmmaking duo Joe and Anthony Russo had lofty ambitions when setting out to stage the crucial airport sequence pitting Team Cap against Team Iron Man in Captain America: Civil War. “When Joe and Anthony came to us and pitched it, they said, ‘We want this fight to be remembered in history,’” fight choreographer James Young told Yahoo Movies in the lead-up to the film’s upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release. “I think it might be one of the biggest sequences ever put on film,” Joe Russo told the Toronto Sun at one point during shooting.
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.
While Star Wars doesn’t have the same outsized presence at Comic-Con as The Force Awakens provided last year — Lucasfilm just held its own Star Wars Celebration Europe convention last week to hype the studio’s upcoming slate — there’s one booth on the floor here in San Diego that is embracing Rogue One in a big way. On Wednesday evening, Lego will unveil a life-size Death Trooper, one of the Imperial’s nasty black-armored squad featured in the new standalone film, and Yahoo Movies has your exclusive sneak peek. This trooper was created with 27,202 bricks (several thousand more than either the neighboring Captain America or Wonder Woman statues).
The First Avenger is getting first-class birthday treatment at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. As previously reported, a 13-foot-tall bronze statue of Captain America will be unveiled at the festival before finding a permanent home in New York native Steve Rogers’s home borough of Brooklyn. But Marvel is pulling out all the stops for Cap’s year-long celebration (the character debuted in Captain America Comics No. 1 in March 1941), with several companies creating specialty memorabilia that will be on display at Comic-Con, which runs July 20-24. Here’s an exclusive sneak peek.
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.
It looks like Marvel Studios has found its screenwriting equivalent of Captain America and Iron Man in Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. After penning Captain America: Winter Soldier, which became an instant canon favorite upon its release in 2014, the duo (who had previously written Thor: The Dark World, all three Narnia movie, and the Mark Wahlberg-Dwayne Johnson action-comedy Pain & Gain) was reenlisted for the follow-up, Captain America: Civil War, now in theaters. ...
With ‘Captain America: Civil War’ just around the corner, a video’s been uploaded to the internet of a life-sized bulletproof replica shield like the one we see in the movies. Gun enthusiast and one of the fastest recorded shooters of all time, Jerry Miculek shared the video on his YouTube channel as he proved that this replica was in fact totally functional in a combat situation, but we’re not convinced it’d withstand a blow from Thor’s hammer or blast from Iron Man. The shield certainly looks the part and is a scaled construction of the famed shield Cap uses in the movies.
The new worldwide trailer for the upcoming ‘Captain America’ sequel has debuted online. ‘Captain America: Civil War’ sees Marvel’s mightiest heroes divided, as a result of proposals to enforce superhero registration. Unfortunately, Black Widow and Hawkeye find themselves on opposite sides.
As Marvel and Disney have teased relentlessly, Captain America: Civil War finds the Avengers divided, with Captain America and Iron Man leading rival factions of heroes in a dispute over federal regulation of superpowers.
Captain America: Civil War promises to tear asunder the Marvel Cinematic Universe, pitting the titular star-spangled hero and his sympathizers against the crew of fellow Avenger Iron Man. You can make like Chris Evans by donning this Cap headgear, which features a targeting scope and missile launcher.
It’s the dawn of a new era when it comes to the future of ‘Spider-Man’ now Marvel has reclaimed the rights to the webbed hero. The next incarnation - played by Tom Holland - will have, as you’d imagine, an updated spidey suit. ‘Captain America: Civil War’ directing duo Joe and Anthony Russo revealed just what the new Cap outfit will be like, and we can at least draw some comparisons to the new Spidey suit. “It is a new costume we were trying to pull forward the work that we had done in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ on Cap.
It appears that, after hearing what Sebastian Stan has revealed about ‘Captain America: Civil War’, the action and violence will be something much stronger than we’ve ever seen from Marvel. Speaking to WeGotThisCovered during Toronto International Fim Festival, the actor who plays the role of Bucky Barnes, aka the Winter Soldier, shares just how unsavoury things are about to get. Stan reveals it’ll have “some brutal fighting.
Steve Rogers hasn’t really had time to have a love life. Before he became Captain America he was too dorky to seduce, while since then he’s just been focused on saving the world. Plus, he was frozen for several decades, which meant that the one-true love he did have, Penny Carter, was around 70-years older than him by the time he’d defrosted.
Conceived as tribute to progress, peace, and prosperity, the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Queens, New York, proved to be a defining moment in pop culture, inspiring a generation with its gleaming structures, idealistic experiences, and futuristic vibe. Walt Disney embraced and embodied that aesthetic.
Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Chris Evans (Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), and Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) talk about what type of tweaks were made to their costumes in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.'
Late Monday, Disney and Sony Pictures announced that a deal had been reached to finally permit Spider-Man, the most popular Marvel Comics character of all time, to appear in Marvel Studios’ own cinematic universe. The deal overrides an old arrangement made in 1999, before Marvel started making its movies in-house, and allows a sort of joint custody of the wall-crawler between the two studios. While not all the details have been made public, what we know is that Spider-Man will be subject to yet another reboot, following the mild response to the two new movies starring Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker.
Marvel and Sony announced late Monday night that the comic company’s most beloved hero will appear in an upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film before his next adventure for Sony, which is scheduled to be released on July 28, 2017. The long-anticipated news comes thanks to a new deal that will also see head Marvel Studios honcho Kevin Feige sign on as a producer of the Spider-Man franchise alongside Amy Pascal, the former Sony head who is now producing movies distributed by the studio.
A Venezuelan man named Henry Damon has achieved the most extreme level of fandom imaginable: Disfiguring his face to look like an evil Nazi villain named Red Skull. Damon, who showed off his visage at the Venezuela Tattoo International Expo last week, has been systematically manipulating his features so that he resembles Captain America’s arch-nemesis, played by Hugo Weaving in Captain America: The First Avenger movie back in 2011.