Watch First ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Teaser Trailer

Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans debuted the first official teaser trailer for “Captain America: Civil War” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tuesday night, along with the one sheet poster.

The new footage shows that the source of contention between Downey’s Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) and Evans’ Steve Rogers (aka Captain America) is Steve’s best friend Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), The Winter Soldier, who caused more than a little destruction in the “Captain America” film of the same name. While many factions still see Bucky as a threat, Steve will do whatever it takes to protect him, even coming to blows with his fellow Avengers, including Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow.

“I’m sorry, Tony, you know I wouldn’t do this if I had any other choice,” Steve says in the teaser. “But he’s my friend.”

“So was I,” Tony responds darkly, before the footage cuts to Iron Man fighting both Cap and Bucky at once.

The footage also gives a couple of glimpses of Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther in costume — and even sees the hero coming to blows with Bucky — along with shots of Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye, Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch, Anthony Mackie’s Falcon, Don Cheadle’s War Machine and William Hurt’s General Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross, who wants to hold Captain America and his super-powered allies accountable for their destructive actions. Characters who are MIA in the teaser include Emily VanCamp’s Sharon Carter, Paul Bettany’s Vision, Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man, Frank Grillo’s Crossbones and Daniel Brühl’s Baron Zemo — not to mention Tom Holland’s rebooted version of Spider-Man, who will make his debut in the superhero sequel.

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.

Anthony & Joe Russo direct the film with Kevin Feige producing. Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Nate Moore and Stan Lee serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely.

“Captain America: Civil War” hits theaters on May 6, 2016.

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  1. Kirk says:

    Is the Falcon ever going to communicate with birds like he does in the comics?

    • therealeverton says:

      The #Marvel Cinematic Universe is NOT a direct adaptation of the “classic 616” Marvel Universe. This Falcon is mostly adapted from the Ultimate Comics version. Military and tech based.His “Redwing” is not a bird but some flying, separate tech, that will be seen i this film. Talking to birds is doubtful.

  2. stevenkovacs says:

    Looks great, but so similar in plot to BvsS with fighting between superheroes.

  3. Sharon says:

    Underwhelming and bland trailer. Same old generic and by the numbers Marvel movie.

  4. LOL says:

    Looks like something made for 12 year-olds.

    Shame on anyone over 17 wanting to watch crap like this.

  5. Dunstan says:

    More of the same comic book drek. When are audiences going to stop paying money to see the same movie over and over and over again?

    There’s a reason that comic books ran about 12 pages back in the day.

    And the only decent superhero treatment I’ve seen in recent years is the Netflix series “Daredevil.”

    • therealeverton says:

      When what you say actually becomes reality. Clearly the film marks out several differences just in this trailer.The films are different in so many ways, war films, spy films, sci-fi, deconstruction of society, civil rights, pure sci-fi. As long as WB, Fox, Marvel Studios and Co continue to make such a wide variety of films AND make them entertaining, people will watch them. When they don’t (See the period around Batman & Robin, Spawn and The Phantom, they will not.

      More to the point, if you’re not a fan, fair enough, but let’s not degenerate to the kind f person that feels nobody should get the entertainment that THEY like, just because “we” don’t like it.

      Also if you liked Daredevil, which I agree was about the best adaptation so far, then try Jessica Jones; for my money it is even better.

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    A-class junk!

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