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Saga Captain America
Movie Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Prisoner of the ice for 7 decades, Steve Rogers, alias Captain America, wakes up in our time in a hospital room with reassuring decoration. However, as he gets out of his bed and walks out into the street, the hero finds himself in the heart of Times Square, surrounded by thousands of lights. Shocked, he meets Nick Fury and learns the truth about his situation...
Times Square New York
Times Square New York. Photo credit: Fantrippers

“Captain America is a good man who wants to do the right thing. He doesn’t want to be the symbol of America, he wants to be the symbol of good.”

Chris Evans

The last of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s superheroes to get his own movie, Captain America makes a thunderous entrance into our time, ready for the first Avengers lap of honor.

The latter being about to be trained by Nick Fury. It is notably because he was a fan of his work as a special effects designer on the first Star Wars that Kevin Feige entrusted the direction of Captain America: The First Avenger to Joe Johnston.

A director who was able to revive the atmosphere of Rocketeer, his 1991 feature film, with vintage imagery worthy of the great adventure stories of yesteryear.

The main role was given to Chris Evans, after Will Smith, Sam Worthington or Ryan Phillippe were considered.

This actor, who superhero fans had already been able to admire in the role of the Human Torch in the two installments of the Fantastic Four.

An actor with a muscular body that the production had to slim down in order to allow him to play Steve Rogers when he is only a clumsy and fragile soldier.

Joe Johnston having shot the scenes a first time with Chris Evans while Leander Deeny, the British interpreter chosen for his morphology, reproduced them on his side.

The body of the latter having been attached to Evans’ head in post-production, for a striking result on screen.

300 000

This is Chris Evans’ salary in dollars for this first movie. Salary having reached 15 million on Captain America: Civil War.

Scene in Times Square in Captain America: The First Avenger
Scene in Times Square in Captain America: The First Avenger. Photo credit: Marvel Studios, Marvel Entertainment, Russo Brothers and Vita-Ray Productions, LLC
Scene in Times Square in Captain America: The First Avenger
Scene in Times Square in Captain America: The First Avenger. Photo credit: Marvel Studios, Marvel Entertainment, Russo Brothers and Vita-Ray Productions, LLC
Scene in Times Square in Captain America: The First Avenger
Scene in Times Square in Captain America: The First Avenger. Photo credit: Marvel Studios, Marvel Entertainment, Russo Brothers and Vita-Ray Productions, LLC

Times Square

Manhattan neighborhood, Times Square is the place for all meetings in New York. Inhabitants and tourists meet by the light of the gigantic neon lights.

It never gets dark in Times Square. Since the advent of electric advertising in the early 20th century, the “Crossroads of the World” has been flooded with light.

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By Gilles Rolland

Monday, October 25, 2021

The Fantrippers Buying Board

Captain America Marvel Legends Shield

Captain America Marvel Legends Shield

Become the first Avenger with the Captain America Marvel Legends Shield!

With a diameter of 22.5 inches, at 1:1 scale, the shield with its straps is instantly recognizable thanks to its high-end finish.

America’s ass not included.

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