With ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘ inching towards its April 4th release, it’s time that the actors start looking forward towards the other movies their characters will be seen in. Clearly excited about the upcoming release, Chris Evans (‘The Avengers‘,’Snowpiercer‘) talks a bit about how much he’s enjoying working with Marvel and what direction he’d like to see Captain Rogers move towards in ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron‘.
Evans clearly has begun means feeling comfortable in the role of the First Avenger and with working with Marvel Studios. In fact, that’s exactly the case as he recently had a chance to speak up on the experience:
“The first movie, I just felt like I was lucky to be around. The second movie, you just don’t want to piss anyone off; there are so many other amazing people here. Now you start feeling like, ‘Well, I’m throwing this barbecue, too.’ [laughs] It’s a strange feeling being like, “Well, hang on, what if we did it like this?” It’s a nice feeling to come into your own. I think the first movie, we didn’t even… I’d see myself in the suit and be like, “Who’s that idiot in the suit?” It’s starting to feel more like real or home or something, so you do start caring a little bit more. So you do run into those kids and they do have that impact and it’s a very nice thing. It’s a responsibility now. I don’t want to make it sound like it’s gone to my head or anything, you just care a little bit more about making sure this is good quality stuff because we’re going to run the contract. We’re going to do Avengers 2. Probably going to do Avengers 3. [laughs] These things will happen so you want to make sure it’s pointed in the right direction. You don’t want to step on toes, but there’s room to be vocal and that’s the best thing about Marvel. You can be stuck in a contract at a much worse place, a lot worse place. Marvel’s very collaborative. You feel the love from Marvel.”
It’s good to hear that he’s feeling the love because the franchise isn’t just a billion dollar blockbuster powerhouse but it’s ones that fans have been really enjoying from kids through adults. Even the few misses (I’m looking squarely at you ‘Iron Man 2‘) have been financial hits and have enough enjoyment in them to keep fans coming back for more.
So now that Chris is able to speak up where does he want to see Captain America in the next film? Well he wants to make him more human:
“This might sound crazy, but… be wrong. Make a mistake. He’s so concerned with being right. Even the struggle in this one, it’s about how to be right. His biggest struggle is just being the best he can be, and if he doesn’t achieve that, he really beats himself up. His moral compass is so sound, you rarely see him make a mistake. It’s everyone around him dropping the ball. So it would be nice to see a little bit of human error or a human flaw, just immaturity or foolishness, an ego, something.”
While Steve has had some of these flaws at one point or another, I truly believe that a mixture of ego, being self righteous, and making a mistake that causes him to question himself is the way to go. We’ll see if they take his thoughts under advice and how it plays out on the big screen.
What do you think about the living legend making a mistake that costs people lives? How do you think it would best be portrayed on the big screen and is this something that should land in an ‘Avengers’ film or a stand alone movie?
Source: Comic Book Movie