ATLANTA, GEORGIA Â â€“ Marvel Studios has commenced principal photography at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on â€œCaptain America: Civil War,â€ the third installment of its Super Hero franchise. The production will shoot on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the filmâ€™s production, as well as locations in Germany, Puerto Rico and Iceland.
Set for release in the United States on May 6, 2016, â€œCaptain America: Civil Warâ€ is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (Marvelâ€™s â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ â€œCommunityâ€) from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (â€œCaptain America: The Winter Solider,â€ Marvelâ€™s â€œCaptain America: The First Avengerâ€). The film returns Chris Evans (â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ Marvelâ€™s â€œAvengers: Age of Ultronâ€) as the iconic Super Hero character Steve Rogers/Captain America along with Robert Downey Jr. (â€œAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ Marvelâ€™s â€œIron Man 3â€) as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson (â€œAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldierâ€) as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Sebastian Stan (â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ â€œCaptain America: The First Avengerâ€) as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie (â€œAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldierâ€) as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Paul Bettany (â€œAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ â€œIron Man 3â€) as The Vision, Jeremy Renner (â€œAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ Marvelâ€™s â€œThe Avengersâ€) as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Don Cheadle (â€œAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ â€œIron Man 3â€) as Jim Rhodes/War Machine and Elizabeth Olsen (â€œAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ â€œGodzillaâ€) as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch.
After his debut in Marvelâ€™s â€œAnt-Manâ€ on July 17, 2015, Paul Rudd (â€œAnt-Man,â€ â€Anchorman 2: The Legend Continuesâ€) will make his first appearance alongside the Avengers as Scott Lang/Ant-Man in â€œCaptain America: Civil War.â€
The film also includes outstanding additional cast, including Chadwick Boseman (â€œ42,â€ â€œGet on Upâ€) as Tâ€™Challa/Black Panther, Emily VanCamp (â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ â€œRevengeâ€) as Sharon Carter/Agent 13, Daniel BrÃ¼hl (â€œInglourious Basterds,â€ â€œBourne Ultimatumâ€), Frank Grillo (â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ â€œWarriorâ€) as Brock Rumlow/Crossbones, William Hurt (â€œA History of Violence,â€ Marvelâ€™s â€œThe Incredible Hulkâ€) as General Thaddeus â€œThunderboltâ€ Ross and Martin Freeman (â€œThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,â€ â€œThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armiesâ€).
â€œCaptain America: Civil Warâ€ picks up where â€œAvengers: Age of Ultronâ€ left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.
Marvelâ€™s â€œCaptain America: Civil Warâ€ is produced by Marvel Studiosâ€™ president, Kevin Feige, with Louis Dâ€™Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Nate Moore and Stan Lee serving as executive producers.
Directors Joe and Anthony Russoâ€™s creative team also includes director of photography Trent Opaloch (â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ â€œElysiumâ€), production designer Owen Paterson (â€œGodzilla,â€ â€œMatrixâ€), and three time OscarÂ®-nominated costume designer Judianna Makovsky (â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ â€œHarry Potter and the Sorcererâ€™s Stoneâ€).
Based on the Marvel comic character first published in 1941, â€œCaptain America: Civil War â€ continues the lineage of epic big-screen adventures chronicled in â€œIron Man,â€ â€œThe Incredible Hulk,â€ â€œIron Man 2,â€ â€œThor,â€ â€œCaptain America: The First Avenger,â€ â€œThe Avengers,â€ â€œIron Man 3,â€ â€œThor: The Dark World,â€ â€œCaptain America: The Winter Soldier,â€ â€œGuardians of the Galaxy,â€ â€œAvengers: Age of Ultronâ€ and the upcoming release schedule, which includes Marvelâ€™s â€œAnt-Manâ€ on July 17, 2015, Marvelâ€™s â€œDoctor Strange,â€ on November 4, 2016, Marvelâ€™s â€œGuardians of the Galaxy 2,â€ on May 5, 2017, and Marvelâ€™s â€œThor: Ragnarok,â€ on November 3, 2017.
Marvel Studios most recently continued its unprecedented success with the release of â€œAvengers: Age of Ultronâ€ on May 1, 2015. The film recorded the second biggest opening weekend of all time with a $191.3 million box office. It has also been the #1 release in every country where it has been released.