Captain America: Not Even a Minor Spoiler
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Nor does he spoil minors ....
In an interview with MTV, Chris Evans revealed some information about the upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger movie. Sort of. Fans are so hungry for any glimpse of a hint of information that they jumped on the following remark as the movie's first spoiler.
“In the first Cap movie they bring him into the modern world. That does happen. So it’s established."
See, MTV asked him about the character's presence in the 1940's, as The First Avenger fights Nazis in World War II. But everyone knows that he is going to appear in The Avengers, which is set in the modern era. It seems fairly obvious that as Captain America is 'subject to all human frailties', including aging, that something would have to happen to transport him intact from the 1940's to now. So stating that the character is brought to modern times in the movie seems something that could have been read, without the soi-disant spoiler. Even for people who are not fans of the comics, or the animated series, where the time distortion referenced above is open information referred to all the time.
The entire target audience for this movie is absolutely craving any kind of news, pictures, trailers, spoilers, action figures, anything! But the level of excitement leads to an equal potential for disappointment, because anyone who is even slightly interested in the upcoming films (Captain America: The First Avenger and The Avengers) could have figured that something like this would happen. And anyone with any kind of background in having read a comic or seen a cartoon with these characters already have the spoiler information. Disappointment now is just the flip side of ridiculously high levels of anticipation. The upshot of this is that Chris Evans is just going to have to stay home for the next two months; any words out of his mouth could become the next spoiler. For example: Spoiler Alert! Captain America almost certainly has the power of speech! Spoiler Alert! Captain America appreciates a fine cup of coffee!
Evans did state something interesting regarding The Avengers, however; when he said that the second movie explores some issues that Captain America has, being "a fish out of water ... a man not in his time". He also said that he's anticipating the interaction between his character and Tony Stark because, "They are just polar opposites. One guy is flash and spotlight and smooth, and the other guy is selfless and in the shadows and kind of quiet ... and they have to get along. They explore that, and it's pretty fun."
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