When Captain America: Civil War premieres in theaters in just a few weeks, all eyes will be on the first Avenger and his friend-turned-enemy Iron Man. One year after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, another incident resulting in collateral damage will test their friendship and pit the two against each other over whether superheroes need to be regulated by the United Nations.
Captain America, always a trusting soldier, now believes he’s safest making the big decisions on his own. Whereas Iron Man, who has always done his own thing, is now willing to submit to authority to prevent more chaos. Of course, the new status quo also splits the Avengers like Black Widow, War Machine, Scarlet Witch, and Vision into two factions (those with Captain America and those on the side of Iron Man), all while they try to protect the world from a new villain.
Behind the scenes, however, the cast seems to be very close, which was prominently on display in last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Chris Evans (Captain America), Anthony Mackie (Falcon), Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier) and Paul Rudd (Ant-Man) sat down with the talk show host to see just how much the four Civil War actors actually know about each other. The interview was also proceeded by a sneak peek at Scott Lang a.k.a. Ant-Man meeting the Avengers and joining the team.
Another clip shows Captain America, Falcon, and Scarlet Witch in action and taking down a number of baddies in an impressive fight sequence. Things might be dire and serious for our heroes in the movie, but on set it was a different matter, especially when Mackie arrived to film his scenes. Evans tells it like it is: “There’s a 10 percent drop in productivity when Mackie’s on set.” Watch the two clips and interviews below.
While it all seems like fun and games in Civil War, there’s no telling how it will all end. Supposedly, at least one death (maybe more) is on the horizon, and the movie will end with a very big change for the Avengers. If the comic books are truly brought to life, this could be the very last time Chris Evans does press for Captain America and pals around with his castmates. It’s fitting, then, that the Captain may go out in his very own movie, surrounded by his friends past and present.
Let’s not forget that this potentially last Captain America film will also feature the first look at Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther and Tom Holland as Spider-Man. There’s a lot to look forward to with this movie, even if the wait to see how it all pans out is nerve-racking. Don’t miss some of the rest of the cast of Civil War, including Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Emily Van Camp, Chadwick Boseman, and Paul Bettany tomorrow night on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Captain America: Civil War will release on May 6, 2016, followed by Doctor Strange – November 4, 2016;Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – May 5, 2017; Spider-Man – July 7, 2017; Thor: Ragnarok – November 3, 2017;Black Panther – February 16, 2018; The Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 – May 4, 2018; Ant-Man and the Wasp– July 6, 2018; Captain Marvel – March 8, 2019; The Avengers: Infinity War Part 2 – May 3, 2019;Inhumans– July 12, 2019; and as-yet untitled Marvel movies on May 1, July 10 and November 6, 2020.