Since the release of the epic first trailer just over a week ago, a ton of new details and promotional materials for ‘Captain America: Civil War’ has been making it’s way online. It’s almost as if every few hours there’s something new to talk about regarding the third standalone film starring the Star-Spangled Avenger. And as luck would have it, the latest things to emerge from the Marvel Cinematic Universe will definitely have True Believers talking.
First, after getting a good look at Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther and his incredible costume earlier this week, a new piece of concept art has surfaced and it features the King of Wakanda facing off against Steve Rogers. As previously reported, T’Challa and Cap do mix it up a bit in the film, but by the look of this piece from Comic Book Movie, they go so hard that the iconic shield gets a bit worse for wear:
Next, Entertainment Weekly has a collection of new stills from ‘Civil War’ that show us where some of the battle lines are drawn. From the scene between Tony and Steve in an international operations center presumably battling with words regarding the new Sokovia Accords to a confrontation between Iron Man and the Winter Soldier with fists, there’s plenty to see in this batch of pictures. Plus, we get our first official look at Emily VanCamp’s Sharon Carter in this film. With their relationship well-documented in the comics, there’s definitely a contingent of fans out there waiting to see if that pairing will carry over to the big screen. But while you wait to find out, you can check out the pictures in the gallery below:
Finally, during EW’s recent interview with Robert Downey Jr., we received a scene description that may be the MCU’s version of the scene from the comics where the lines are drawn. By the sounds of things, it won’t involve Cap jumping out of a Helicarrier like he did in Mark Millar and Steve McNiven’s landmark storyline, but it’s a safe bet that this will lead to the conversation where we first learn where everyone stands on the issue at hand. And as outlet puts it, you’ve never seen Tony be such a dick before as you do in the scene below:
An elevator opens in the op-center, and Steve Rogers and his friend Sam Wilson, a.k.a. Anthony Mackie’s Falcon, walk out – with a silent T’Challa (the public identity of Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther) walking in front of them alongside the government attaché played by Martin Freeman. Scarlet Johansson’s Black Widow is with them, and she’s not saying anything either.
Something bad has gone down. Cap and Falcon were involved. It did not go well. They have handed over their vibranium shield and flying apparatus before being allowed access to this place. The pair look like they’re being sent to the principal’s office.
“You guys want to take a seat?” Widow says. “And try not to break anything while we fix this.”
Stark, who hasn’t yet had his beat-down, is on his cell phone with U.S. Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross (William Hurt) as Cap and Falcon step into the nerve center of the intelligence office. “No, Romania was not sanctioned by the accords… Col. Rhodes is supervising clean-up… Yes, there will be consequences…” Stark looks irritated, tired. “Obviously, you can quote me on that. I just said it.”
He hangs up, and beholds his Avengers. “Consequences?” Cap says.
“Secretary Ross wanted you both prosecuted,” Iron Man answers. “I had to give him something.”
“I’m not getting that shield back, am I?” Cap says.
Black Widow walks ahead, joining Stark. “Technically it belongs to the government. Wings, too,” she says.
“That’s cold,” Falcon says.
Stark spins on his heel as the two walk away with T’Challa. He flashes a tight, unpleasant smile. “Warmer than jail!” he says.
There’s definitely a lot going on here, but as each new thing comes out, I get more and more excited for ‘Captain America: Civil War’. But what do you think about the latest sneak peeks for the upcoming Phase Three film? Let us know in the comments.
‘Captain America: Civil War’ starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Chadwick Boseman, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Elizabeth Olsen, Frank Grillo, Daniel Bruhl, Martin Freeman, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, Paul Rudd, and William Hurt opens in theaters on May 6, 2016.