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Chris Evans returns as Steve Rogers in “Captain America: Civil War” and the first trailer teases Avenger vs. Avenger action as teased by the title. Robert Downey, Jr. as Iron Man is featured prominently in the first footage, which seems to center around Sebastian Stan’s Bucky, Steve’s best friend who’s now in danger of capture from the government. The trailer features many familiar faces, but also includes one new one. Chadwick Boseman is seen kicking ass alongside his fellow future Avengers, making his first appearance as Black Panther. “Captain America:Read More
Chris Evans Playing It Cool
Chris Evans explores the incessant rom-com theme of whether heterosexual males and females can ever be just friends in the first trailer for Justin Reardon‘s “Playing It Cool.” Originally titled the less clichéd “A Many Splintered Thing,” the Chris Shafer and Paul Vicknair-scripted rom-com stars Evans, fresh from receiving U.S. distribution for his directorial debut “Before We Go,” as an aspiring action movie screenwriter who is forced by his agent, Bryan (played by Evans’ “Captain American: The Winter Soldier” co-star Anthony Mackie) to pay his dues with a rom-com inRead More
A “Captain America: Winter Solider” co-star has taken up the opportunity to portray a legend that impacted the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Deadline confirms that Anthony Mackie is collaborating alongside director Jamie Linden and others to make an untitled biopic about the iconic athlete. The film is said to take place prior to the 1936 Olympics and Owens’ rise to greatness with his three gold medal wins in front of an infuriated Adolf Hitler. Linden, Mackie and Jason Spire are set to produce the biopic while they’ve tacked on George Olson to writeRead More
'A Many Splintered Thing'
Between production on “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: Winter Soldier,” Chris Evans was busy filming the indie relationship comedy, “A Many Splintered Thing.” Shot in 2012, the film has yet to be screened or released to the public, and although there is still no word yet on when it will be released, or even if its production is complete, the first photos of Evans and his co-stars have surfaced. The story seems simple: unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experience. This sounds exactly like allRead More
Anthony Mackie
Even as “All is By My Side” awaits release, a new biopic of Jimi Hendrix is in the works, and Shadow and Act report that Anthony Mackie will portray the legendary rock guitarist in a new film called “Jimi.” The project has been in development for years and had at one point been titled “Crosstown Traffic” and to be directed by Paul Greengrass, but the new incarnation was written and will be directed by British filmmaker Ol Parker. While the Hendrix estate initially objected to how the late musician wasRead More
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Anthony Mackie, 35, is in negotiations to join Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Jonathan Levine‘s “Untitled Xmas Comedy” for Sony, reports The Wrap. Levine, who previously directed Rogen and Gordon-Levitt in the 2011 cancer dramedy “50/50,” will direct this featured based on his original screenplay, which centers on “three childhood best friends who reunite in New York City for their annual tradition of going out on Christmas Eve.” No word from Sony, however, as to the status of Mackie’s involvement in the film, but it’s fair to assume thatRead More
Anthony Mackie
Anthony Mackie is in negations to join the ever-growing cast of John Hillcoat‘s police drama “Triple Nine,” according to a report by Variety. If the 35-year-old actor signs on, he would star alongside a cast that already includes Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul, Gal Gadot, and Teresa Palmer. “Triple Nine” follows a group of corrupt police officers (led by Ejiofor) as they plan to murder an LAPD cop (played by Affleck) in order to divert attention from a heist they’re being blackmailed into by the Russian mob.Read More
We are still a couple weeks away from “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” opening (but is there any question it’ll be a hit?) and Marvel are already moving ahead on the third installment of the Chris Evans-led franchise. Marvel and Disney have long staked a claim to the May 6, 2016 release date, and today THR reports it is indeed the even further adventures of Cap and his S.H.I.E.L.D. friends who will be battling bad guys then. The date is significant, of course, because Warner Bros and DC recently movedRead More
Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) springs into action on the newest poster released from Marvel’s latest, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Meanwhile, Anthony Mackie gets his own poster, showing off Sam Wilson, aka Marvel superhero Falcon, who will be aiding Cap in his latest fight against villainous forces.Read More
Captain America
After the massive success of Joss Whedon‘s “The Avengers,” expectations are now even higher to deliver something new and outstanding for all upcoming Marvel sequels. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” duo Anthony and Joe Russo may have come from the world of directing television comedies, but based on this new featurette for the film, they’re up for the challenge of a more serious tone.Read More