There has been a lot of excitement for the impressive lineup of movies coming out this year, one of the most hyped is undoubtedly Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War – and it’s shaping up to be a very exciting movie!
After Captain America: The First Avenger and the even better Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it would seem that Marvel has made a much more layered and nuanced movie in Civil War, and one that could finally have fans split on who to support between some of their favorite Avengers. Especially since Captain America himself isn’t even sure of the validity of his cause. That’s according to actor Chris Evans aka Steve Rogers himself who has been talking to the press recently (via CBM)and provided some insight regarding what can be expected:
“This is one of the first times Steve doesn’t know what side he’s on or what the right answer is. With the first Captain America [movie], I think we can all agree that Nazis are bad. The aliens are no good either; we can all get on board with that notion. This conflict is more mirroring that which we deal with on a daily basis, where it’s just different points of view. There’s no clear right, no clear wrong, and it’s hard for him to understand the right move.
There’s collateral damage to the action we’ve taken, and there’s going to be people with different points of view to ours who cause us to regret our actions. Black Panther has a certain cachet and class, so to have him come down the way he does, it provides the audience with someone to identify with.”
Continuing, Evans went on to touch on how Cap’s and Tony Stark aka Iron Man’s ideals differ in this movie and how that puts them in conflict with each other.
“There’s a great parallel that they draw between my character and Tony Stark. It’s something we can all relate to in terms of how we perceive our own society and culture, in terms of what is best for people. You can go right down to Democrat & Republican; everyone has a different opinion of what’s best.
You have this team of people who are destroying every city they go to, but they’re saving the world. So it’s a matter of, do we monitor these people or do we let them monitor themselves? The beautiful thing with Civil War is that no one’s right and no one’s wrong; it’s just your personal opinion. We’re going to have a nice evolution where you have a guy like Cap, who grew up with structure — he was a soldier and he liked hierarchy, he liked the chain of command. Now, all of a sudden, you have a guy who used to love the system not so sure about trusting it. And a guy like Tony Stark, who used to buck the system and dance to the beat of his own drum all of a sudden thinking, maybe we need some order.”
That sure is a lot of information from Evans and at the end of it all we will need to wait for May 6, 2016 for the movie to come out to really find out what breaks up Cap and Iron Man’s bromance. One thing’s for sure, it’s going to be one heck of a ride!
I guess the only question left to ask yourself is – Whose side are you on?
Last Updated: January 6, 2016