As many fans expected, or at least hoped, stars Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans debuted the first footage from “Captain America: Civil War” on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”. Evans introduced the first full trailer, which you can check out right here:
Along with the teaser, Downey, Jr. introduced the following one-sheet for the film:
Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes had a large part in the teaser, indicating that Cap’s friendship with his old sidekick will play a major role in the threequel.
Marvel Studios previously screened footage from the sequel over the summer during presentations at CineEurope and Disney’s D23 Expo, but this is the first time any has been shown to the general public.
As for the interview portion, Evans and Downey, Jr. kept things light, talking about their friendship and their experience filming together this past summer. On shooting the pic in Atlanta, Evans joked with Kimmel, “I would’ve chosen, maybe, not Atlanta in July….I loved Atlanta, it’s just, the humidity was tough.”
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”), “Captain America: Civil War” picks up where “Avengers: Age of Ultron” left off, with Evans’ Steve Rogers leading a new team of heroes. But after another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to institute a system of accountability and government oversight, creating a fracture within Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as they try to protect the world from a new threat.
Evans and Downey are joined in the sequel by Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Chadwick Boseman, Emily VanCamp, Daniel BrÃ¼hl, Frank Grillo, William Hurt and Martin Freeman.
“Captain America: Civil War” opens May 6.