The second poster for Captain America: The Winter Soldier has just debuted and it makes one thing abundantly clear. Cap (Chris Evans) sure loves jumping out of planes. This time, he’s flying high above modern Washington DC for the Russo Brothers, with a cast including Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johansson and Sebastian Stan. The film is set for release April 4, 2014.
The first full trailer will debut online Thursday, but leading up to that, check out the poster below. Read More »
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When aliens invade New York and a team of superheroes comes out of nowhere to defeat them, the world is going change quite a bit. This global fallout to events in Marvel’s The Avengers has been referenced in Iron Man 3, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and even the trailer to Thor: The Dark World. The film after that, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, will certainly deal with a similar landscape too, especially since it features S.H.I.E.L.D., the agency at the center of The Avengers.
But where do all these films fall on the timeline? Iron Man 3 takes places six months after The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World is rumored to take place about year after and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is likely somewhere in between (Extremis baddies, anyone?). That leaves The Winter Soldier and, according to co-star Scarlett Johansson, the film takes place two years after The Avengers, suggesting much more will have change after Iron Man 3 and Thor 2. Read More »
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UPDATE: Disney claims this is “library music,” and not Jackman’s score for Cap 2.
Briefly: Captain America: The Winter Soldier won’t be out until April 4, 2014 but the official site just launched. There, you can hear what seems to be some of Henry Jackman‘s score for the film. Beyond that, the site is pretty bare bones, but with Thor: The Dark World just a few months away, expect a trailer and more soon. Read More »
The D23 Expo has come and gone but the content just keeps on flowing. Marvel has posted videos of their presentations from the Live Action event, featuring cast members from Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as well as some discussion of Guardians of the Galaxy.
Unfortunately for people who weren’t in the room, the actual footage from the movies isn’t included. But you can get a good sense of how Marvel is selling their upcoming films to the Disney audience, and see stars like Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie along the way. Read More »
Saturday at the D23 Expo, Disney held a huge panel presenting information and footage from the company’s next few years of live-action film projects. You can read about most of the news breaks elsewhere on the site. After the presentation, I got together with Germain Lussier to record a video blog giving our reactions to the main footage presentations: scenes from the Marvel Sequels Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World, as well as first looks from Maleficent, Tomorrowland, Saving Mr. Banks. Watch that video blog embedded after the jump.
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When I spoke to Captain America: The Winter Soldier directors Anthony and Joe Russo at Comic Con, the brothers talked about their approach to creating fight scenes for the film, and how it differs from what we saw in the first movie.
In short, the two have envisioned Cap as a killer close-quarters fighter, and they’re capturing action with a hand-held camera but with the intent to depict physical space in a more coherent way than many modern films influenced by the Bourne movies. There was a good illustration of that fight style when footage was shown at Comic Con that depicted Cap taking out a half-dozen guys in an office elevator.
That footage was shown again at D23, but a new extended clip was also revealed. This one further bolstered the image of Cap as a deadly black ops fighter. We can’t show you the clip, but you can get a full description of it below. Read More »
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