'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Begins Production, First Photo Revealed!

Marvel Studios commences principle photography with Chris Evans returning as Steve Rogers for an April 4th, 2014 release.

Following in the footsteps of the record-breaking Marvel Studios' release, Marvel's The Avengers, production on the highly anticipated release, Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier has commenced in Los Angeles, Calif., with production also including locations in Cleveland, Ohio, and Washington D.C. Directing the film is the team of Anthony Russo and Joe Russo (Welcome To Collinwood) from a screenplay written by Christopher Markus (Captain America: The First Avenger) & Stephen McFeely (Captain America: The First Avenger). Marvel's Marvel's The Avengers returns Chris Evans as the iconic Super Hero character Steve Rogers/Captain America, along with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. In addition, film icon Robert Redford has joined the all-star cast as Agent Alexander Pierce, a senior leader within the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization. Captain America: The Winter Soldier is set for release in the U.S. on April 4, 2014.

Captain America: Winter Soldier Photo

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.

Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1941, Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier features an outstanding supporting cast that includes Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow and Georges St. Pierre as Georges Batroc. Rounding out the talented cast are Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter, Toby Jones as Arnim Zola, Emily VanCamp as Agent 13 and Maximiliano Hernández as Agent Jasper Sitwell.

Marvel Studios' President Kevin Feige is producing the film. Executive producers on the project include Alan Fine, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo and Stan Lee.

Marvel Studios' upcoming release schedule includes Iron Man 3 on May 3, 2013, and Thor: The Dark World on November 8, 2013. The studio most recently produced the critically acclaimed Marvel's The Avengers, which set the all-time, domestic 3-day weekend box office record at $207.4 million. The film, which shattered both domestic and international box office records, is Disney's highest-grossing global and domestic release of all time and marks the studio's fifth film to gross more than $1 billion worldwide.

In the summer of 2011, Marvel successfully launched two new franchises with Thor, starring Chris Hemsworth, and Captain America: The First Avenger, starring Chris Evans. Both films opened #1 at the box office and have grossed over $800 million worldwide combined. In 2010 Iron Man 2 starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury took the #1 spot in its first weekend with a domestic box office gross of $128.1 million.

In the summer of 2008, Marvel produced the summer blockbuster movies Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk. Iron Man, in which Robert Downey Jr. originally dons the Super Hero's powerful armor and stars alongside co-stars Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub and Gwyneth Paltrow, was released May 2, 2008, and was an immediate box office success. Garnering the number one position for two weeks in a row, the film brought in over $100 million in its opening weekend. On June 13, 2008, Marvel released The Incredible Hulk, marking its second number one opener of that summer.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier was released April 4th, 2014 and stars Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo. The film is directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Joss Whedon.


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Comments (14)

  1. Bane5000

    Now that the concept art was released, I can see now that Cap is wearing brown fingerless gloves and more than happy that they improved on the helmet and made it strapped again...WITH EXPOSED EARS...

    If u havent seen it yet, heres the pic that was released today everyone, very Secret Avengers feel to it now :]

    http://spinoff.comicbookresources.com/2013/04/11/is-this-captain-americas-new-costume-for-the-winter-soldier/

    1 year agoby @bane5000Flag

  2. Sean

    Cool.

    1 year agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  3. Kill-Bill

    @comic-fan93 Yeah, I think they put it at the end like they did with the first Avengers trailer at the Cap movie.

    1 year agoby @Kill-BillFlag

  4. Bane5000

    Damn I cant see the suit, but from the look of the pants alone they dont look like Caps spandex jump suit from The Avengers...

    All I want is an upgrade from the suit in The Avengers

    1 year agoby @bane5000Flag

  5. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Shield needs better locations

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  6. RojoDiablo

    SO very thrilled to see that the extremely hot Hayley Atwell will be back for this sequel AND Scarlett Johansson will be involved as well!!

    1 year agoby @rojodiabloFlag

  7. The Real Goku

    I wonder what they will do in the series as far as Hugo not wanting to play red skull again

    & @justin-lomas I hope it's the same costume from the first movie or very similar to it

    1 year agoby @therealGokuFlag

  8. Justin Lomas

    hopefully the costume looks alot better in this one then it did in the avengers

    1 year agoby @justin-lomasFlag

  9. comic_fan93

    @Kill-Bill i feel like thats gonna be a surprise trailer on Ironman 3

    1 year agoby @comic-fan93Flag

  10. Titon

    Looks Fantastic.

    1 year agoby @TitonFlag

  11. justatadmatt

    gotta love c-stands in the shot to show "behind the scenes"...

    anyway, i'm very excited for this movie...i hope the Russo(s) put together something fantastic.

    1 year agoby @justatadmattFlag

  12. Kill-Bill

    I want the Thor: Dark World trailer

    1 year agoby @Kill-BillFlag

  13. ejk1

    looking forward to it.

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  14. Dan

    Awesome.

    1 year agoby @dan1Flag