Marvel have opened up their usually tightly-closed wallets, shelling out the biccies for quite a few famous faces to join Chris Evans on the upcoming “Captain America” sequel.
In a presser containing the first new image from “Captain America : The Winter Soldier” (which, I’m sad to say, doesn’t feature Captain America battling a Melbourne winter with a bowl of soup and scarf), Marvel’s announced the supporting cast for its superhero sequel. Scarlett Johansson will reprise her ‘Black Widow’ role (from “Iron Man 2″ and “The Avengers”), Samuel L.Jackson’s back as Nick Fury, and “Avengers”‘ resident leather-spruiking hottie (OK, there were a couple in there) Cobie Smulders is back as Maria Hill.
Robert Redford, recently announced as playing some sort of senior S.H.I.E.L.D boss-type, is playing Agent Alexander Pierce.
Sebastian Stan is playing Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie is Sam Wilson/Falcon, Frank Grillo is Brock Rumlow and Georges St-Pierre is Georges Batroc. Hayley Atwell will reprise Peggy Carter, Toby Jones will play Arnim Zola, Emily VanCamp stars as Agent 13 (Cap’s new love interest) and Maximiliano Hernández is Agent Jasper Sitwell.
The movie, steered by Anthony and Joe Russo, has commenced principal photography in Los Angeles, Calif., with production also including locations in Cleveland, Ohio, and Washington D.C.
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will pick-up where “Marvel’s The Avengers” left off, as Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and teams up with Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, to battle a powerful yet shadowy enemy in present-day Washington, D.C.
Here’s the new image.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.