Chris Evans on Playing Captain America and Taking a Break
Chris Evans was the perfect choice to play Captain America for Marvel. It has been awesome to see him as this character, and it will be interesting to see what happens when his contract is up with Marvel. I hope he renews it, but if he doesn't, the studio may have to find someone else to wield the shield. In a recent interview with British Glamour, Evans says he is going to take a break from acting:
"I think when I'm done with this Marvel contract, I'll take a little break from acting,with acting, you're one piece in a very big puzzle. It's like you helped buy a gift but you don't know what the gift is, so you come back and see the movie. Sometimes it's nice, sometimes it's tragic. This process [directing], you're involved in every single decision. If I hadn't done it, I'd be really kicking myself. At the time, it was a daunting task for a number of reasons, but in hindsight it was the right move."
Hopefully when he's done with his break he will come back for some more Captain America adventures. I think we'd all understand if he didn't, but I really hope he does. He goes on to talk about his character in the upcoming Captain America: The Winter Solider:
"He doesn't have demons. He's not Batman, he doesn't struggle with inner turmoil. The nature of this character is that he puts himself last and helps the common good. So he could easily slip into a world of boredom, The blessing and curse of Captain America is that he doesn't have that fancy an ability. He doesn't live in another world, or turn green. He doesn't have bells and whistles, he doesn't shoot missiles. He punches and kicks."
Captain America: The Winter Solider comes out on April 4th, and it looks like it's going to be one of the best films that Marvel has made so far. I'm so ridiculously excited for it I can hardly contain myself.