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'Captain America 3' Adds Robert Downey, Jr.; Will Kick Off Marvel's 'Civil War' Storyline

3:39 AM 10/14/2014 by Jeff Giles
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When Robert Downey, Jr. sent film sites around the world into a frenzy last week by intimating -- and then backpedaling very quickly -- the idea that he might be in talks for Iron Man 4, we held off on writing up any of the action, mainly because it seemed like Marvel might have an actual announcement hiding up its sleeve.

Review: Thor: The Dark World (Just Looking For A Place To Hang His Hammer)

12:57 PM 11/8/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Chris Hemsworth returns as the Nordic god of thunder and patron saint of linebackers in the sequel to Marvel’s Thor, unimaginatively titled Thor: The Dark World. Viking bloodlust is a little too much for a tween comic book hero so Hemsworth plays his defender of worlds as a good-natured marauder.

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Has One Doozy of a Trailer

5:26 PM 10/24/2013 by Jeff Giles
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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.

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Directors Promise to 'Up the Ante'

9:49 AM 10/23/2013 by Jeff Giles
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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?
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Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Talk CAPTAIN AMERICA 2 and THOR 2; Reveal CAP 2 Has Faster Pace & Fewer Flashbacks Than Initially Planned

collider.com – Marvel’s run of Phase One films culminated with the smashing success of last year’s The Avengers, and while Phase Two is gearing up to kick off next month with the release of Iron Man 3, there are a couple of Marvel veterans who have their hands creatively in more than one upcoming film. 6 years 27 weeks ago via jetli

Marvel Releases First Image from 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' Spills Casting Details

7:54 AM 4/9/2013 by Jeff Giles
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Marvel Studios has begun production on Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and they're celebrating by releasing the sequel's first still -- as well as a few tantalizing tidbits of information regarding the plot. As the press release puts it, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier will pick up where Marvel’s The Avengers left off, as Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and teams up with Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, to battle a powerful yet shadowy enemy in present-day Washington, D.C."

Robert Redford Talks 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

2:01 PM 3/29/2013 by Jeff Giles
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It sounded like one of those wild rumors that's just plausible enough to trick people into thinking it's true, but those recent reports regarding Robert Redford joining the cast of Captain America: The Winter Soldier were actually based in reality -- and it sounds like he had a pretty compelling reason to sign on.

Robert Redford in Talks for 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

3:10 PM 3/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
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During its relatively brief time as a standalone studio, Marvel has developed a reputation for wooing seemingly incongruous talent for its films (like, say, getting Kenneth Branagh to direct Thor). Which is to say we shouldn't be surprised by any news that comes out of the House of Ideas' casting department -- but it's still hard not to be shocked by today's reports that Robert Redford is in talks for Captain America:

Marvel's Kevin Feige Calls 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' "A Political Thriller"

12:51 PM 2/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
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Marvel's recent successes at the box office would be impressive enough if all they were doing was churning out well-made superhero movies -- but without getting too hyperbolic about it, their best films haven't just redefined the genre's commercial possibilities, they've also redrawn its artistic parameters.

Toby Jones Confirms Return for 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

3:23 PM 1/21/2013 by Jeff Giles
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Sometimes, it isn't the big, flashy casting announcements that reveal the most information about upcoming blockbusters -- and that might be the case with Toby Jones' recent admission that he'll be returning for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
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