[Update: Check out a new Captain America poster!]
Almost every day of this week, we’ve received another piece of the Marvel Studios puzzle that is the marketing strategy behind Captain America: The First Avenger. With a new Chris Evans magazine cover shot, our first look at his World War II pal, Bucky Barnes, and now several new magazine images, all is leading towards Super Bowl weekend where the Captain America trailer will debut.
The latest batch of photos depict some of what you may have already seen this week (but in higher resolution) and some are entirely new, showcasing some characters, scenes and costumes that have yet to be revealed.
The main batch of Captain America stills come from the current issue of Empire magazine. Their main shot gives another good luck at Chris Evans in full costume (helmet included) and the others give us a first look at Tommy Lee Jones as Colonel Phillips, a few Hydra infantrymen, the room where Stanley Tucci’s character, Dr. Abraham Erskine, performs Operation Rebirth to make Steve Rogers a Super-Soldier and several others.
We’ve also included the new larger shot of Bucky Barnes that first came from our report on Hero Complex’s interview with director Joe Johnston on the character.
Update: Finally, here’s a new Captain America poster that’s been released in anticipation of the First Avenger trailer, which will air during the 2011 Super Bowl:
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What do you think of the set pieces and character designs of Marvel Studios’ take on World War II?
With the Super Bowl only two days away, check back in soon for the Captain America trailer!
Directed by Joe Johnston, Captain America: The First Avenger stars Chris Evans stars alongside Neal McDonough’s Dum Dum Dugan, Tommy Lee Jones‘ Colonel Phillips, Hugo Weaving as the Red Skull, Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter, Stanley Tucci as Abraham Erskine, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Dominic Cooper as Howard Stark and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes.
Captain America hits theaters July 22, 2011 and The Avengers is scheduled to debut May 4, 2012.
Source: Empire (via SHH)
Update Source: Yahoo Movies
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