CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (Superhero / Action)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Captain America battles the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.
WHO'S IN IT? Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Cobie Smulders
- Anthony Mackie plays Falcon, who is considered mainstream comics' first African-American superhero.
- This is the first time acting legend Robert Redford, who plays the head of S.H.I.E.L.D., has appeared in a big-budget superhero flick. He reportedly wanted to do it because his grandchildren are fans of the Marvel films.
- Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson wrote their own dialogue for several scenes they had together.
- The movie is expected to earn more than $90 million during its opening weekend, surpassing the $65 million opening of Captain America: The First Avenger.
- The budget was estimated at $170 million.