5 Things You Should Know About The Character of Captain America
Chris Evans will bid goodbye to the character of Captain America, after the Avengers 4 release. In an interview with New York Times, he confirms this news.
In the NYT report, he reportedly quoted, “You want to get off the train before they push you off”. He played the popular character of Captain America in the 2011 blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger. This revelation might come as a shocker to many fans of the character. While Evans is yet to do the re-shooting for Avengers 4, the movie is slated to release in 2019. Revealing further, Chris Evans said, “Avengers 4 “bring things you’ve never seen in superhero films: a finale.”
Captain America has been a fan-favorite character for a long time, including the other characters of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hollywood’s famous actors – Ryan Phillippe, John Krasinski, Channing Tatum, and Chace Crawford were considered to play the character of Captain America.
Reportedly, Chris Evans turned down this character thrice before accepting it. Let us take you on the journey of how Captain America’s character was envisaged and incorporated by Marvel Studios.
- The Captain America’s character was etched out by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby around the time period of World War II.
- Initially, the character appeared in different cinematic versions including video film, animated series, and animated show.
- Originally, in the beginning, Captain America’s weapon gear was a triangular shaped shield and not the “Vibranium Frisbee”.
- A number of actors played the character of Captain America. Prominent actors like Steve Rogers, William Nasland, James Buchanan Barnes, Sam Wilson were cast to be Captain America.
- Shocking it may sound, the original Avengers plot for comic version was chalked out without the character of Captain America. Yes! You heard it correct! The character appeared much later during the fourth issue of The Avengers in the comic version. As the character gained popularity among fans, Captain America became a significant character in Marvel Cinematic Universe.