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Following in the footsteps of the record-breaking Marvel Studios’ release, “Marvel’s The Avengers,” production on the highly anticipated release, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has commenced in Los Angeles, California, with production also including locations in Cleveland, Ohio, and Washington D.C.

Directing the film is the team of Anthony and Joe Russo (“Welcome to Collinwood”) from a screenplay written by Christopher Markus (“Captain America: The First Avenger”) & Stephen McFeely (“Captain America: The First Avenger”).

Chris Evans (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Marvel’s The Avengers”) returns as the iconic super hero character Steve Rogers/Captain America in the new film based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1941. “The Winter Soldier” (which fans of the comics know refers to a comics arc that finds a brainwashed Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) as a Russian assassin antagonist for Captain America) also stars Scarlett Johansson (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Iron Man 2”) as Black Widow and Samuel L. Jackson (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Iron Man 2”) as Nick Fury.

The outstanding supporting cast includes Sebastian Stan (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Black Swan”) as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie (“The Hurt Locker,” “Million Dollar Baby”) as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Cobie Smulders (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “How I Met Your Mother”) as Agent Maria Hill, Frank Grillo (“Zero Dark Thirty”) as Brock Rumlow and Georges St-Pierre (“Death Warrior”) as Georges Batroc. Rounding out the talented cast are Hayley Atwell (“Captain America: The First Avenger”) as Peggy Carter, Toby Jones (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “The Hunger Games”) as Arnim Zola, Emily VanCamp (“The Ring 2,” “Revenge”) as Agent 13 and Maximiliano Hernández (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Thor”) as Agent Jasper Sitwell.

In addition it is confirmed that film icon Robert Redford has joined the all-star cast as Agent Alexander Pierce, a senior leader within the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization.

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is set for release in the U.S. on April 4, 2014.

In addition to “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including “Iron Man 3” on May 3, 2013; “Thor: The Dark World” on November 8, 2013; “Guardians of the Galaxy” on August 1, 2014; the untitled “Marvel’s The Avengers” sequel on May 1, 2015; and “Ant-Man” on November 6, 2015.

More on Marvel.com: http://marvel.com/news/story/20435/captain_america_the_winter_soldier_begins_filming#ixzz2PycP0vQE

 

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