Chris Evans News
3:04 PM 11/25/2013 by Jeff Giles
The lion's share of the attention surrounding Captain America: The Winter Soldier has centered on directors Joe and Anthony Russo's stated intention to spin the Cap sequel as a gritty '70s political thriller, as well as the first appearance of Sebastian Stan as the titular antagonist. But there's a whole lot of other stuff going on in the movie, including Anthony Mackie's debut as Cap's buddy the Falcon -- and Frank Grillo popping up as his persistent comics adversary Crossbow.
fb.indiewire.com – Is Harvey Weinstein finally getting the message? Over the past few months, mostly internet based fury has centered around Bong Joon-ho's apocalyptic thriller "Snowpiercer," and Harvey Weinstein's wishes to take his cinematic switchblade to it. The director himself was said to be privately "furious" about having to cut his film, while Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and screenwriter Kelly Masterson have all expressed their varying degrees of dismay at the movie being potentially chopped up. 2 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
6:53 PM 10/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Looking for a little extra incentive to splurge on tickets for a 3D screening of Thor: The Dark World? Marvel's got you covered with a special five-minute preview of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. No word yet on what said preview will contain, but we do know that it'll only be running before those extra-expensive 3D screenings, so if you're looking for an early glimpse of Cap's next big adventure, you'll need to open up your wallet.
6:32 PM 10/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Joss Whedon has lined up one whopper of a cast for The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but just like Jell-O, there's always room for Aaron Taylor-Johnson: confirming months of rumors, he's just been added to the lineup for the Avengers sequel, in which he's set to play the speedy mutant known as Quicksilver.
4:26 PM 10/24/2013 by Jeff Giles
Before Marvel started rolling film on its Captain America film franchise, there was a lot of conjecture about what the studio could do to make an old goody-two-shoes like the Captain relevant for modern moviegoers -- a question they promptly solved by turning Captain America: The First Avenger into a World War II adventure flick that paid homage to the Saturday serial classics while setting up the character's move into the present.
8:49 AM 10/23/2013 by Jeff Giles
In Captain America: The First Avenger, our hero (Chris Evans) took a dose of the super-soldier serum, joined the Allies on their march to victory in World War II, and foiled the nefarious efforts of the Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) to obtain the mystical Cosmic Cube. What's he supposed to do for a second act?
7:49 AM 10/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
No matter how he's presented, James Spader as the titular murderous robot in Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron seems like brilliant casting -- as he's currently proving in his NBC series The Blacklist, Spader excels at playing queerly creepy, dispassionate bad guys, and his villainous vibe should be perfect for the voice of the frighteningly powerful Avengers adversary.
variety.com – In a pre-American Film Market deal, Alice Eve has boarded “1:30 Train,” portraying Chris Evans’ love interest in the romancer. Sierra/Affinity is handling international sales, which will launch at AFM. Evans will star, produce and direct in his feature directorial debut from a script by Ron Bass and Jen Smolka. 6 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
screenrant.com – There was a time when the prospect of a SHIELD movie was being seriously bandied about (before The Avengers hit theaters), but at this stage it’s safe to say that’s highly unlikely to happen. Instead, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD TV series will offer a more intimate look at the organization’s inner-workings – with the occasional guest star appearance from a member of the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe – while the sequel Captain America: 9 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
6:01 AM 10/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
It takes a lot of moxie to break the cone of silence around a Marvel Studios production. Fortunately for information-hungry fans, Samuel L. Jackson has no shortage of the stuff -- and since he's in pretty much all of the studio's films, he can spill plenty of beans when he wants to.