[83][84] Martin Freeman is introduced as Everett K. Ross, a member of the CIA's Joint Counter Terrorism Center and a character associated with Black Panther in the comics. • Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America: The leader of a faction of Avengersagainst regulation; a World War II veteran who was enhanced to the peak of human physicality and frozen in suspended animation, before waking up in the modern world. Anthony Russo expanded, "in a lot of ways [superhero registration] can be a political issue, and we didn't want the conflict of the movie to solely exist on that level. [28] Additional footage was shown in September 2015 at the Asia Pop Comic Convention. ↑ Sobon, Nicole (5 April 2016). "[7], In November 2014, Daniel Brühl joined the cast in an unspecified role,[27] while Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo were confirmed to return as Sam Wilson / Falcon and Brock Rumlow / Crossbones, respectively. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Robert Downey Jr. Tony Stark/Iron Man. [213] Internationally, the film opened in 955 IMAX theaters,[214] while South Korea saw Civil War open in an "unprecedented" 1,989 theaters. [98] In September 2014, TNT acquired the cable broadcast rights for Captain America: Civil War to air two years after its theatrical release. "[104] That month, Marvel announced a release date of May 6, 2016,[105] and Trent Opaloch, who was the cinematographer on The Winter Soldier, said he would return for the sequel. According to Joe Russo, approximately fifteen minutes of the film, the sequence where the two factions fight at Leipzig/Halle Airport, which was described as having "incredible scale to it" and referred to by the directors as the "splash panel", were shot with the cameras. falling in The Winter Soldier. "Paul Bettany tells Filipinos: "You've all seen me naked. The early edits were a combination of storyboards, previs and stunt performance clips. [149], Design firm Sarofsky once again worked on the film's main-on-end title sequence, having done the same for Winter Soldier. We were always in danger of upsetting the deal—there were still sensitive issues going on between the two studios that they needed to agree on. The rest of the film, such as the characters, story, and tone, would be left open to the Russos' and writers' interpretations. Captain America: Civil War is finally hitting theaters, but it's been a long time since the first casting news was announced, and a lot of people are featured in the movie. [121] In March 2015, Jeremy Renner was revealed to be reprising his role as Clint Barton / Hawkeye. Learn about Captain America: Civil War: discover its cast ranked by popularity, see when it released, view trivia, and more. Was this review helpful to you? ", "Captain America: Civil War to start shooting in two weeks", "Korea Box Office: Unprecedented Opening Gives 'Civil War' $29 Million Win", "TNT Locks Down Next Five Marvel Movies Starting With 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron, "Captain America: Civil War Blu-Ray and Digital Release Coming in September", "Watch the 'Thor' Mockumentary Showing What the Avenger Was Doing During 'Civil War, "No. Here’s Who Alfre Woodard Plays in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Lola VFX de-aged Downey Jr. in a scene that involved a younger holographic version of himself. The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge! Marvel Studios Event. Cast information Crew … Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem. SJ. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo return with Captain America: Civil War, and it appears to very much be a warm-up for their taking over the helm of the Avengers movies. [195] On April 10, Evans debuted an exclusive clip of the film during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. "[69], After the reveal of the film's full cast, many outlets and fans began referring to the film as "Avengers 2.5 ", given the variety and ensemble nature of the cast, usually reserved for the Avengers films, and the fact that the film no longer felt like a Captain America-centric one, as with The Winter Soldier. As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier. [269] In November 2019, when asked if he would reprise the role of Captain America, Evans responded, "You never say never. Rumlow blows himself up, attempting to kill Rogers. [101][102] The re-hiring of the directors, three months before the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, came as a result of Marvel executives being impressed with test screenings of that film. Stark discovers evidence that Barnes was framed by Zemo and convinces Wilson to give him Rogers' destination. He departs with Barnes, leaving his shield behind. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies. This culminates in the final fight between Captain America, Winter Soldier, and Iron Man, the music for which Jackman described as "somewhat operatic and ... almost classical in its style". [186] Mendelson's colleague at Forbes Mark Hughes felt differently, noting that the trailer was targeting the general audience rather than just fans by giving "us more explanation [and context] of why a clearly major battle is raging between Captain America and Iron Man",[193] and by including Spider-Man since "there are plenty of surprises in these movies, and since we all already know Spider-Man is in Civil War, refusing to let us see him would frankly be a bit weird and pointless ... it's common for average filmgoers to hear some final bit of information or see some final image and feel compelled, inspired, or otherwise driven to go out to the movies that day. [149] The Third Floor extensively previsualized the film including the fight scene at Leipzig/Halle Airport. The effects are on a much larger scale than the work we did on Winter Soldier. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. 87/100. It is the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), and the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). [204], Marvel Comics released a four-issue comic prelude by writer Will Corona Pilgrim and artist Szymon Kudranski, beginning in December 2015, that adapted the events of Iron Man 3 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. [31][59] Samuel L. Jackson, who appeared as Nick Fury in the two previous Captain America films, said he was "surprised" to discover that he would not be in Captain America: Civil War, after "the Russo Brothers told [him he] was. He wondered how superhero oversight would "actually prevent the kind of destruction that it's meant to stop ... unless the bad guys all agree to play by the new rules" as well. [228] Initial projections for Captain America: Civil War had it earning between $175–200 million on its opening weekend,[229][230] with the projection being revised to $172–178 million after Friday. We're very happy with how the movie was.