First Official Still And New Info For Captain America: The Winter Soldier Released

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Captain America bannerMarvel has released the first official image from the Captain America sequel, which begin filming today in Los Angeles. Filming will also take place in Cleveland, Ohio and Washington, D.C. Along with the still came some new information about the film. As we already knew, the movie will pick up after The Avengers and will see Steve Rogers struggling “to embrace his role in the modern world.” He will also team up with Natasha Romanoff, aka the Black Widow, to “battle a powerful yet shadowy enemy in present-day Washington, D.C.” Also confirmed is Robert Redford‘s character name. He will be playing Agent Alexander Pierce, a senior leader of S.H.I.E.L.D.

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” returns Chris Evans (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Marvel’s The Avengers”) as the iconic super hero character Steve Rogers/Captain America, along with Scarlett Johansson (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Iron Man 2”) as Black Widow and Samuel L. Jackson (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Iron Man 2”) as Nick Fury. In addition, film icon Robert Redford has joined the all-star cast as Agent Alexander Pierce, a senior leader within the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is set for release in the U.S. on April 4, 2014.

 

Also included in the image and press release material was confirmation on several actors returning for the Russo Brothers‘ directed film. You can read Marvel‘s full statement by clicking the source link, but here is the supporting cast rundown. Haley Atwell, Toby Jones, and George St-Pierre are among those listed:

Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1941, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” features an outstanding supporting cast that includes Sebastian Stan (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Black Swan”) as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie (“The Hurt Locker,” “Million Dollar Baby”) as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Cobie Smulders (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “How I Met Your Mother”) as Agent Maria Hill, Frank Grillo (“Zero Dark Thirty”) as Brock Rumlow and Georges St-Pierre (“Death Warrior”) as Georges Batroc. Rounding out the talented cast are Hayley Atwell (“Captain America: The First Avenger”) as Peggy Carter, Toby Jones (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “The Hunger Games”) as Arnim Zola, Emily VanCamp (“The Ring 2,” “Revenge”) as Agent 13 and Maximiliano Hernández (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Thor”) as Agent Jasper Sitwell.

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Source : Marvel