THINGS WE LEARNED FROM CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
AND WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE
APTAIN AMERICA: Civil War packs a lot in over the course of its running time, from major character reveals to minor Easter eggs. All will end up having an impact on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Be warned: spoilers abound! after his battle with Tony Stark. “Ultimately, dropping the shield is a rejection of the Captain America identity,” says co-director Joe Russo. This opens the door for Chris Evans to appear in as Rogers, while allowing someone else to don the mantle of Captain America.
The movie finishes with Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) in charge of just two Avengers, a crippled War Machine and a disaffected Vision, while also furious with Rogers for withholding information about the murder of his parents, Howard and Maria Stark. Reconciliation for the pillars of the Avengers might come from an unlikely source. “We knew that we had a guy called Thanos who gets a glove and a bunch of jewels and does very evil things with that glove,” says producer Kevin Feige of Thanos, the demi-god who’ll arrive on Earth and trigger the Infinity War. “How are the Avengers going to manage when they’re separated when their biggest foe comes knocking at the door?” It might be time for Stark and Rogers to put their differences aside. just turned in the first draft of his
script, which will see an African hero (Chadwick Boseman as the Wakandan warrior king) front and centre. “It feels more than due,” says Feige. “The cast will be among the best ensembles we’ve ever had, and 90 per cent of it will be African or African American.” Lupita Nyong’o is in talks to play Panther’s love interest.
Might Sebastian Stan, who plays Rogers’ best friend Bucky, aka The Winter Soldier, account for part of that