EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Talk 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Spoilers!

Monday, 07 April 2014 13:16
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Opening in theaters on April 4th is Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which is a sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger. The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (You, Me and Dupree), and was written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely (Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor: The Dark World). Captain America: The Winter Soldier features returning Marvel Cinematic Universe actors Chris Evans (The Avengers) as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Samuel L. Jackson (Reasonable Doubt) as Nick Fury, Scarlett Johansson (Her) as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Sebastian Stan (The Apparition) as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Cobie Smulders (Delivery Man) as Maria Hill, Hayley Atwell (The Sweeney), as Peggy Carter, Toby Jones (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) as Dr. Arnim Zola, Maxmilliano Hernandez (Thor) as Jasper Sitwell, and Gary Shandling (Iron Man 2) as Senator Stern, as well as new cast members Anthony Mackie (Real Steel) as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Frank Grillo (The Grey) as Brock Rumlow, Emily VanCamp (Norman) as Agent 13, Callan Mulvey (300: Rise of an Empire) as Jack Rollins, and Academy Award-winner Robert Redford (All the President's Men) as Alexander Pierce.

NOTE: This video and article contains MAJOR SPOILERS!!!

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely to talk about Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The talented screenwriters discussed their new film, incorporating the Winter Soldier story, why they didn't set the sequel during WWII, the decision to disband S.H.I.E.L.D., how they decided which Marvel characters to out as villains, why they didn't bring back the Red Skull, why Hawkeye does not appear in this film, Agent 13's true identity, teasing Dr. Strange, their unused idea for an Ant-Man cameo appearance, not writing The Avengers: Age of Ultron themed end credit scene, the upcoming Captain America 3, and what other Marvel characters they would like to incorporate into the next film. 

To watch our exclusive interview with screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, please click on the video player above.

SYNOPSIS:

Steve Rogers (Evans) struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier (Stan).

Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens in theaters on April 4th. 

To watch our exclusive video interview with Robert Redford about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, please click here

To watch our exclusive video interviews with Cobie Smulder about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, please click here and here

To watch our exclusive video interview with Frank Grillo about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, please click here

To watch our exclusive interview with Sebastian Stan about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, please click here

To watch Chris EvansScarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson talk about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, please click here


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