Captain America: The First Avenger will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving).
The Joe Johnston-directed film stars Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke and Stanley Tucci.
Captain America: The First Avenger hits theaters on July 22, 2011.
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Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the story of one man destined to become the world’s First Avenger.
It is 1941, and the world is being torn apart by war. After repeatedly trying to enlist in the military to do his part and fight alongside his brothers and sisters in the Allied Forces, the young and scrappy 98 pound Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is accepted to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super-Soldier known as Captain America.
In his muscular new incarnation, Captain America joins forces with his friend Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and the confident Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell), under the command of Colonel Chester Phillips (Tommy Lee Jones), to wage war on the evil Hydra organization—the Nazi’s deep science division—led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving).
Captain America: The First Avenger focuses on the early days of the Marvel Universe—later populated with such super heroes as Iron Man, the Hulk and Thor…When wars were fought with weapons, but won by men.
The latest exciting production from Marvel Studios, Captain America: The First Avenger joins the 2011 summer blockbuster “Thor” and the upcoming “Marvel Studios’ The Avengers,” slated for release on May 4, 2012.
Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present A Marvel Studios Production of A Film by Joe Johnston: Captain America: The First Avenger, starring Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke and Stanley Tucci. The music is by Alan Silvestri, and the music supervisor is Dave Jordan. The co-producers are Stephen Broussard and Victoria Alonso. The costume designer is Anna B. Sheppard. The editors are Jeffrey Ford, A.C.E., and Robert Dalva; the production designer is Rick Heinrichs; and the director of photography is Shelly Johnson, ASC. The executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Joe Johnston, Nigel Gostelow, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, and David Maisel. It is produced by Kevin Feige. The screenplay is by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely. Captain America: The First Avenger is directed by Joe Johnston.
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