Promotional artwork reveals Steve Rogers’ new costume for Marvel’s upcoming “Captain America: Civil War.” The image comes from Latino Review’s resident superhero film scoopster Umberto Gonzales :
For the sake of comparison, Gonzales also published an image of Cap’s costume in “Avengers: Age of Ultron” beside the new suit:
In casting news, “Sherlock” star Martin Freeman has signed on for a mystery role in the film.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige officially announced the actor in a statement published by Screen Rant : “From his roles as Bilbo Baggins and Doctor Watson to Tim in ‘The Office,’ Martin’s range from the dramatic to the comedic has consistently impressed us,” Feige said.
“We couldn’t be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” As many already know, “Civil War” will introduce new characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Villain Baron Zemo and upcoming hero Black Panther are already confirmed to appear in the film.
Here’s the movie’s leaked plot summary (via SR ): “Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity.
This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.” The movie will feature Chris Evans as Captain America, Robert Downey Jr.
as Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Daniel Bruhl as Baron Zemo, Anthony Mackie as Falcon, Sebastian Stan as The Winter Soldier, Frank Grillo as Crossbones and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.
The movie releases in theaters on May 6, 2016.