Posted by staff in Oct 30,2014 with No Comments
Avengers: Age of Ultron star Chris Evans has revealed new details about his Captain America character in an interview with BuzzFeed from the set of this Marvel Phase Two adventure.
Following the events of this spring’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Cap is somewhat lost, after S.H.I.E.L.D. came crumbling down, as he searches to find a “metaphorical home.”
“He’s still looking for a home, probably a metaphorical home. He’s always felt comfortable as a soldier. And he likes structure. He works well taking orders. But when that dynamic turned on him, he’s now left to depend upon his team, the Avengers. There really is no one above them telling them what to do. They’re kind of having to operate independently. So there’s a lot of leaning on one another, but there really isn’t a kind of clear chain of command. And I think Cap looks for that. I think he’s looking to understand where he belongs, not just as a soldier, as Captain America, but as Steve Rogers, as a person.”
He also spoke about maintaining his physique for the physically-demanding role.
“I found out on the first movie, typically a lot of the stunt stuff is towards the end of the film. And that’s when you’re in the suit. And when you’re in the suit every day for a month, you just drip sweat, and you shed weight. So you try to get as big as you can in the beginning, and hopefully they’ve tailored the schedule so the stuff where you’re walking around in a T-shirt is early. You know, we’re in the last three weeks right now. I feel like I’ve lost like nine pounds in the past couple weeks. By the time you finish a [Marvel] movie, you’re kind of back to your starting weight.” Read the rest of this entry »
Chris Evans Talks Directorial Debut 1:30 TRAIN, the Test Screening Process, Film Festivals, and More; Says He’ll Direct Another Film in August
Posted by staff in Apr 10,2014 with No Comments
While Chris Evans is known for his work in front of the camera, in the near future we’re going to be able to see what he can do behind the camera. Late last year, Evans directed his first movie, 1:30 Train, and he’s currently in post-production finishing it up. The indie pic is about two people (played by Evans and Alice Eve) who meet in a train station and share a night of romantic adventures before the woman must catch the next train back to New York.
The day after I spoke to Evans about Captain America: The Winter Solider, I landed a bit of time to talk about his directorial debut. He talked about filming in New York City, where he’s at in the editing process, test screenings, how he initially envisioned using only a soundtrack but changed his mind and decided to use a score, if he should try and premiere the film at the Sundance Film Festival or the Toronto International Film Festival, how he wants to direct his next film this August (after Avengers: Age of Ultron wraps), and what kinds of projects he wants to focus on. Hit the jump for what he had to say. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by staff in Apr 02,2014 with No Comments
Chris Evans visits the New York Stock Exchange on April 1, 2014 in New York City. You can go to the gallery to take a look to the photos and enjoy!