Marvel CEO Kevin Feige has discontinued rumors that Chris Evans is dating Captain America: ‘The man himself squandered it’
Chris Evans is unlikely to reprise his role as Captain America, despite fevered speculation to the contrary.
It was reported in January that Chris Evins may be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Steve Rogers after apparently retiring in the 2019 Avengers: Endgame.
“Lee’s news,” the 39-year-old actor tweeted at the time in response to the rumors.
The big screen comeback? It was reported in January that Chris Evins may return as Steve Rogers after apparently retiring in the 2019 movie Avengers: Endgame.
Now Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has shut down the reports during an interview with This Released on Wednesday.
He told the newspaper, “I rarely answer in the negative to anything because things always surprise me with what happens, but this rumor, I think, quickly dispelled by the man himself.”
Fans clearly shouldn’t expect to see Evans when The Falcon and Winter Soldier premieres on Disney + Friday.
This news comes on the same day that Marvel Comics announced its first gay Captain America on Tuesday. He will make his US debut from Captain America No. 1 during Pride Month in June.
The new character is named after Aaron Fischer and represents the first LGBTQ person to capture the hero’s shield in the 80-year history of comics.
LGBTQ Champion: Marvel Comics announced its first gay teenager Captain America on Tuesday, and is slated to premier USA Captain America # 1 during Pride Month in June
The historic move comes as the comics giant is expanding the list of increasingly diverse characters.
The Limited Series will follow the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, as he searches for his lost armor. Along the way, he encounters those who have been inspired by the Captain America icon to help their communities.
Writer Josiah Trujillo, known as “ Captain America of Railways, ” described the character in a statement: “ Aaron is inspired by the heroes of the gay community: activists, leaders and people every day push for a better life.
It represents the oppressed and the forgotten. I hope his first story resonates with readers and helps inspire the next generation of heroes.
New look: Marvel introduces a first look at the hero, who will wear blue outfits with red stripes and a distinctive white star, plus a white sleeveless shirt and black high-top sneakers
While the LGBTQ character does not possess superpowers, he does his best to protect runaways and uninhibited teens in comics.
Marvel has provided its first look at the hero, who will wear blue outfits with red stripes and a distinctive white star, plus a white sleeveless shirt and black high-top sneakers.
Aaron will wear a blue face mask for the hat, as well as a red neckerchief and matching gloves. He also owns a collection of tattoos and piercings.
Its release from The United States of Captain America arrives in stores June 2, followed by other stories focusing on different types of Captain Americas.
The Original: The Limited Series will follow the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, as he searches for his lost armor and confronts those the protagonist has inspired to help their own communities.
Chris responded: “News to me,” the 39-year-old actor tweeted at the time in response to the rumors; Seen here with Avengers co-star Robert Downey Jr. in a promotional film for Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige closed reports of Evans’ Marvel comeback during an interview with EW released Wednesday; Chris is seen working in a screenshot of Captain America: The Winter Soldier