Chris Evans has stepped in after a report suggested he could return as Captain America.
The actor left the Marvel Cinemaic Universe (MCU) as Steve Rogers Avengers: Endgameand has repeatedly spoken out about his reluctance to return as he felt his character’s ending had the perfect send-off.
Also in the Disney Plus series The Falcon and the Winter SoldierIt was announced that Sam Wilson would take over from Anthony Mackie Rogers as the new Captain America.
Still, news that Marvel would be moving forward with a new Captain America starring Mackie led to speculation that Evans might return in some form.
To The Hollywood Reporter tweeted, “It’s unclear if Chris Evans would reprise his role as the first #CaptainAmerica,” Evans simply replied, “Sam Wilson is Captain America.”
The new film is said to be directed by Julius Onah.
No other casting has been announced other than Mackie.
Evans last did the promotional rounds for light yearin which he played the real-life astronaut who inspired the Buzz Lightyear toy in the Toy Story universe.
However, Tom Hanks, who voices Woody in the Toy Story films, questioned why Tim Allen wasn’t asked to voice the character.
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