In what’s going to seemingly come as a shock to followers, insiders say that Chris Evans is getting ready to as soon as once more play Captain America in an upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movie.
The actor, 39, is rumored to reprise the superhero position — and his alter ego, Steve Rogers — in no less than one upcoming Marvel film, with the potential for 2, sources told Deadline. Marvel didn’t reply to the publication’s request for remark.
The movie seemingly wouldn’t give attention to Captain America’s personal storyline however would simply function the character, the insiders added.
The event comes after Evans formally hung up his star-spangled superhero costume following 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame.” On the finish of the movie, he made the gesture of passing Captain America’s defend to Falcon (Anthony Mackie), an act which metaphorically represented the passing of a torch, in addition to Captain America’s retirement.
Regardless of the seemingly clean-cut sunsetting of the character, Marvel is understood for locating methods to proceed a personality’s storyline regardless of how blunt their obvious demise or retirement, so the information isn’t fully unprecedented.
Evans has continued to make headlines by way of quarantine, most lately when Arnold Schwarzenegger mistook his son-in-law, Chris Pratt, for Evans whereas showing on Pratt’s Better Good Instagram telethon.
“Howdy, Chris … Evans. Not Chris Evans, sorry. I screw up this complete factor proper from the start. Chris Pratt,” Schwarzenegger mentioned, laughing.
Twitter additionally pit Evans towards his fellow Chrises in a Chris-off involving a viral publish captioned “One has to go,” that includes headshots of Chris Pine, Chris Hemsworth, Pratt and Evans. Respondents overwhelmingly voted out “Parks and Recreation” actor Pratt, citing him reportedly being a President Trump supporter and — in a declare that Pratt, 41, has denied — final 12 months supporting a church that maintains anti-LGBTQ beliefs.
Others argued that each one the Chrises look the identical to them. “How to decide on?” the competitors critic tweeted alongside tubs of 4 kinds of Pleasant’s vanilla ice cream.