Marvel’s Official Synopsis and New Cast Members Announced for ‘Captain America: Civil War’

by: Jay Carlson

Looks like Captain America: Civil War is shaping up to basically be The Avengers with a couple substitutions. Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man and Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther are in while Thor and Hulk will sit this one out. Veteran actor William Hurt has also been announced as well.

Also confirmed are Chris Evans as the iconic Super Hero character Steve Rogers/Captain America along with Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Paul Bettany as The Vision, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Don Cheadle as Jim Rhodes/War Machine and Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch.

“Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.”

“Marvel Studios has commenced principal photography at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on “Captain America: Civil War,” the third installment of its Super Hero franchise. The production will shoot on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production, as well as locations in Germany, Puerto Rico and Iceland.”

Captain America: Civil War is scheduled to hit screens on May 6, 2016.

The Marvel machine keeps on turning. What do you think? Which of Marvel’s upcoming slate are you most excited for?

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