With The Avengers: Age of Ultron having shaken up the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the upcoming Ant-Man set to close the door on Phase 2, Anthony and Joe Russo's Captain America: Civil War will usher in a new age of the MCU as Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) face off over the issue of superpower regulations.
Civil War just entered production a couple of weeks ago and we already have a wealth of set photos showcasing the returning heroes about to enter the fray, along with some new faces joining the fight. So far, the most intriguing reveal has been our first good look at Frank Grillo suited up as the classic Captain America antagonist Crossbones.
With the Russos' Captain America: The Winter Soldier having served as an origin story of sorts for Crossbones a.k.a. Brock Rumlow, many fans expected Crossbones to not only appear with certain technological enhancements to face off against Captain America, but perhaps serve as one of Civil War's primary villains, if not the main one.
However, an Instagram post from Frank Grillo himself (via CBM) suggests that Crossbones' share of screentime in Civil War might be less than anyone expected. According to Grillo's post (below, sporting that scar-tissue eye makeup we've seen before), he may already be wrapped: