Anthony Mackie And Chris Evans Debut New ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Footage At Disney’s D23 Expo
Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie debuted new Captain America: Civil War footage at Disney’s D23 Expo on Saturday.
Chris Evans And Anthony Mackie Attend D23 Expo
Evans, who stars as Captain America, and Mackie, aka the Falcon, took the stage at Disney’s convention Saturday as part of the Marvel panel, surprising fans and revealing a few more details about the third Captain America film. The duo spoke about their excitement at being a part of the Disney family before joking about how they were so adamant about bringing footage to the Expo that they edited it themselves.
“If you think we would come this far without bringing some footage to show you, you’d be crazy,” Evans teased.
“We cut this together on our computers — it’s really rough,” Mackie added, to which Evans responded, “It was last minute. We learned iMovie on the plane.”
Captain America: Civil War Footage
The footage from the film has not yet been released to the public, but the footage reportedly includes glimpses of new Marvel superhero, Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), as well as a few familiar faces, including Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Vision (Paul Bettany), Ant Man (Paul Rudd), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and, of course, Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.).
The footage opened with a fight between Black Widow, Falcon, Captain America and Crossbones (Frank Grillo). Over the course of the battle, Captain America gains the upper hand and Crossbones taunts him, saying, “You know…he remembered you. Your pal…your buddy…Your Bucky.” For those of you who don’t know, or have forgotten, Crossbones is referencing Cap’s old friend Bucky Barnes, who appeared to die in combat during WWII (as seen in Captain America: The First Avenger), but was resurrected as an evil assassin The Winter Soldier in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
The Winter Soldier himself, played by Sebastian Stan, also made an appearance in the footage, which included an extension of the post-credits scene from Ant-Man. Bucky has his mechanical arm trapped in a vice, and begins to remember a few things from his past with Steve Rogers.
The footage also teased the growing tension between Iron Man and Captain America at the heart of Civil War, with Iron Man telling Cap, “Sometimes I want to punch you in your perfect teeth.”
The highlight of the footage came courtesy of Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man, who experiences a fangirl moment when he finally gets to meet Captain America, shaking his hand for much too long and stumbling over his words. “I want to say I know you know a lot of super people, so thinks for thanking of me. …Thanks for thinking of me,” he says.
It’s unclear when the footage will be released to the public, but it could be a long wait. Captain America: Civil War won’t be released in theaters until May 6, 2016.