August 18, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Chris Evans responded to hypothesis that he might reprise his function as the primary Captain America in “Captain America 4”
  • He confirmed that Steve Rogers is now not Captain America
  • The “Avengers” star beforehand mentioned that a return to the MCU could be “a tall order”

Chris Evans has addressed the hypothesis about his potential return as Steve Rogers in “Captain America 4.”

On Saturday, the 41-year-old actor responded to a tweet from The Hollywood Reporter concerning the fourth installment of the “Captain America” movie franchise for Marvel Studios, which mentioned: “It’s unclear if Chris Evans would reprise his function as the primary Captain America.”

Whereas he did not instantly deny hypothesis that he’d make an look within the upcoming movie, Evans confirmed that Steve Rogers is now not Captain America.

“Sam Wilson is Captain America,” Evans replied.

Anthony Mackie made his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Sam Wilson, a.k.a. Falcon, in the 2014 movie “Captain: America: The Winter Soldier.” He returned in 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame,” which concluded with Steve handing over his Captain America shield to Sam.

Marvel’s 2021 Disney+ series “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” then saw Sam, after much self-doubt, finally accept the shield and mantle of Captain America.

Mackie will star in the upcoming “Captain America 4” movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which reported that he’ll reprise his function as Sam however not Falcon.

Twitter customers had combined reactions to Evans’ response to the hypothesis.

“Sam Wilson is our Falcon. To me, YOU are our Captain America.,” one fan commented.  

“I see what you’re saying, Chris. However Sam Wilson, as superior as he’s, can’t exchange Steve Rogers. He can solely succeed him,” one other fan wrote. “Nobody can fill Steve’s footwear. And nobody can exchange YOU as Steve Rogers.”  

However one other consumer argued: “Think about pondering they’re making an attempt to switch Steve when he was Sam’s finest pal and did nothing however elevate him up. It is so annoying. They cannot even perceive what this story is about.”

One particular person questioned the followers who made up “faux situations” that solely upset them. “Nobody’s changing Steve. He gave Sam the mantle and he’s making his personal mark on it and that needs to be the tip of it,” the netizen added.

Evans, who final appeared within the MCU in “Endgame,” not too long ago mentioned that a return could be “a tall order.”

“That appears to be one thing folks want to see,” he informed ComicBook in June of rumors he may reprise his function as Steve Rogers. “I do not wish to disappoint anyone however it’s powerful to … It was such a great run and I am so pleased with it. It is so treasured to me. It must be excellent. It simply could be scary to rattle one thing that’s, once more, so, so expensive to me. That function means a lot to me. So, to revisit it, it might be a tall order.”

Nigerian-American filmmaker Julius Onah is ready to direct “Captain America 4,” in keeping with THR. Malcolm Spellman and Dalan Musson, who each labored on “Winter Soldier,” penned the script.

No begin date has been revealed. Marvel Studios additionally has not introduced a launch date but for the upcoming superhero flick.

‘Lightyear’, with Chris Evans voicing Buzz, has been banned in a number of international locations on account of a same-sex marriage within the movie Picture: AFP / VALERIE MACON

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