Chris Evans is thankful to Marvel

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 3 April 2014
Chris Evans at the film's London premiere

Chris Evans

Chris Evans - the titular star of'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' - insists working with Marvel has been the "biggest blessing" in his life and he is so glad the company changed "the game" for him

Chris Evans says working for Marvel has been the "biggest blessing" in his life.

The 32-year-old actor - who recently hit the big screen as the titular superhero in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' - insists starring in the superhero films has changed "the game" for him and he is extremely grateful for that.

Talking to, he said: "I have a six movie contract with Marvel and I absolutely plan on fulfilling them. This is without a doubt the biggest blessing in my life. Marvel has literally changed the game for me."

Evans - who first worked for Marvel when he played Johnny Storm in the 'Fantastic Four' films - is preparing for 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron', which is due for release in 2015, and although he is careful not to reveal too many details regarding the plot he claims the script is "great".

He explained: "Every time I've read a Marvel script they surpass it. You read it and you think this is going to be great. And then they make it and it's even better. The script is great. If that's any indication I think we're in a for a great movie."

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • 4 stars
  • 2014
  • US
  • 2h 8min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
  • Cast: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan
  • UK release: 28 March 2014

Just as the titular hero (Evans) is adjusting to life in the 21st century, SHIELD turns out to have been infiltrated, and he must team up with Black Widow (Johansson) and Falcon (Mackie). A highly enjoyable conspiracy thriller with stunning action sequences, outstanding performances and a clever, morally complex plot.

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