Brevoort Talks "Captain America's" Shocking, Controversial Twist
With just seven days until the premiere of Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger, HitFix debuts one more poster that shines a spotlight on much of the film’s cast: Chris Evans as the Sentinel of Liberty, Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter, Hugo Weaving as the Red Skull, Tommy Lee Jones as Col. Chester Phillips, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes, Neal McDonough as Dum Dum Dugan, Derek Luke as Gabe Jones, Kenneth Choi as Jim Morita, Bruno Ricci as Jacques Dernier and J.J. Feild as James Montgomery Falsworth.
Directed by Joe Johnston, the film also stars Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Stanley Tucci, Richard Armitage, Natalie Dormer and Samuel L. Jackson.
Captain America: The First Avenger will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving).