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Chris Evans Won't Play Captain America in Avengers: Infinity War

"I think him dropping that shield (at the end of the film) is him letting go of that identity. (It's) him admitting that certainly the identity of Captain America was in conflict with the very personal choice that he was making," said Joe Russo

  | August 26, 2016 13:52 IST (Los Angeles)
Chris Evans

Chris Evans as Captain America in a still from Civil War.

Highlights

  • Chris Evans last played Captain America in Civil War
  • The directors confirmed that Evans won't play the part
  • Infinity War is a sequel to the Avenger series
Anthony and Joe Russo, who directed Captain America: Civil War, have confirmed that Chris Evans will no longer be Captain America in Infinity War, reported The Huffington Post.
The 35-year-old actor, who played Steve Rogers in the movie, will not be seen wearing the traditional Captain costume in Marvel cinematic universe anymore.
"I think him dropping that shield (at the end of the film) is him letting go of that identity. (It's) him admitting that certainly the identity of Captain America was in conflict with the very personal choice that he was making," Joe said.
Previously, writers of the film, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely said that part of the reason Captain was not killed in Civil War because the Avengers needed him.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

 
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