Chris Evans has further added to the hype surrounding Avengers: Infinity War, by stating that the upcoming film won’t disappoint as Marvel Studios does not miss. Evans will be back playing the character of Steve Rogers/Captain America that he has so far portrayed in five movies since 2011, and two more films showing him as the mega soldier coming up.
Captain America trilogy starring Chris Evans is among the best productions from Marvel Studios. Other than the lead character, the series has ushered in various supporting characters who are loved by the fans, for example, Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier played by Sebastian Stan, or Sam Wilson/Falcon played by Anthony Mackie. Now that the mega movie is nearing its release date, expectations are sky high, and there is a great deal of pressure on the directors Joe and Anthony Russo to deliver a blockbuster. In case, it makes a difference, the latest statement from Evans suggests that the superhero team up movie will match the expectations and turn out to be a highly entertaining story for the franchise.
Evans was recently at the Ace Comic-Con (via ComicBook) along with Stan and Mackie, and he elaborated on the atmosphere on set for the mega movies, especially Infinity War and Avengers 4, which has just finished filming. During the course of discussion, he revealed that he is delighted to be a part of this mega-story especially when all the characters are coming together. He also stated that all the sub-franchises of the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far have been successful and that makes it even more fruitful to be associated to it:
“That was the best part of this movie, is that you really kind of, it really was for the first time for me feeling like… the first few movies it’s almost like it’s happening to somebody else. You kind of feel like you’re watching it happen, but you’re not actually a part of it. This was kind of the first movie where you actually felt like you had a seat at the table and you belonged and it was so nice to have all these other franchises that you’ve watched and admired come to a set where you’re like oh man, I belong here, and all these great people are part of a movie that we’re all doing together, and it was just wonderful because all of those franchises, well, let’s be honest. Marvel doesn’t miss. They haven’t missed yet. They’re batting a thousand.”
“I don’t know how they do that. They don’t miss and so to see all these actors come together from all these other franchises that I’ve seen as fans be exchanging dialogue with me was overwhelming and really just so satisfying because really truly, there’s not one bad apple.”
What Evans said has merit to it. During the last ten years of MCU’s existence, Marvel has come out with 17 hit films, all interwoven with each other, is the perfect example of the franchise system that all other Hollywood studios are trying to emulate. Although the Rotten Tomatoes process of aggregating reviews is flawed, Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios has confessed that they feel proud about their long streak of Fresh movies, not getting rated by either fans or critics on Rotten Tomatoes. There are times when some movies do much better than the others with a few weaker ones such as The Incredible Hulk and Thor: The Dark World, all of their films have consistently delivered the fun element that one expects from such big films.
Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding and becoming more intricate with the introduction of the mystical element and cosmic topics, and for a section of fans, fun is no longer enough. Audiences are asking from more of what superhero films should give them and becoming critical of the content they see on the big screen. Since fans are deeply attached to the characters and their narratives, it is obvious that they won’t be happy with anything less than a great film, considering the fact that we have repeatedly seen great films of this genre being made when the studio remains mindful of constant innovation and improvement.