In an interview with Glamour magazine, Chris Evans has revealed a desire to take a sabbatical from superhero duties when his contract with Marvel expires. While we're not, alas, privy to the paperwork itself, there's strong speculation that Avengers: Age Of Ultron marks the final film in his Marvel deal.
"I think when I'm done with this Marvel contract, I'll take a little break from acting," Evans revealed of his planned sabbatical. “With acting, you're one piece in a very big puzzle. It's like you helped buy a gift but you don't know what the gift is, so you come back and see the movie. Sometimes it's nice, sometimes it's tragic."
Currently in post-production on his directorial debut, indie drama 1:30 Train, Evans was full of beans about his recent switch from screen to loud hailer. "This process [directing], you're involved in every single decision," he said. "If I hadn't done it, I'd be really kicking myself. At the time, it was a daunting task for a number of reasons, but in hindsight it was the right move,"
As for Cap, he had a few titbits to share. "He doesn't have demons," he reiterated in Glamour. "He's not Batman, he doesn't struggle with inner turmoil. The nature of this character is that he puts himself last and helps the common good. So he could easily slip into a world of boredom. The blessing and curse of Captain America is that he doesn't have that fancy an ability. He doesn't live in another world, or turn green. He doesn't have bells and whistles, he doesn't shoot missiles. He punches and kicks."
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, out on March 26, will set those punching and kicking skills against his genetically modified, and now evil, old chum Bucky (Sebastian Stan). Click below to watch the trailer or read a full breakdown here.
If I was Kevin Fiege I'd be a lot more worried than he seems to be. Phase 3 is gonna want to introduce a lot of new characters, cos by the looks of things after Avengers 3 they're gonna be down to one named character - Thor - and with the best will in the world TDW was the weakest Marvel movie since the Incredible Hulk.
There's plenty of heroes in the Marvel vaults and they seem to be recovering the rights to some they've lost along the way (a MCU/Sony crossover Spidey movie is a dead cert a More
strong speculation that Avengers: Age Of Ultron marks the final film is his Marvel deal.here is? That seems to run against most things I've read on the subject. I was under the impression that Evans has one Cap film and two Avengers films left on his contract AFTER The Winter Soldier.
Pretty sure he signed the standard 6 picture deal contract.
Everyone (Downey jr, hemsworth, etc) all signed it and said as much in interviews. 3 solo pictures, 3 avengers pictures. Think he's talking about after avengers 3. No way they'd let him go before that. More