New CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER Image Features a HYDRA Trooper

HYDRA, a terrorist sect of the Nazi Party led by the mysterious Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) will serve as the central antagonists in one of this summer's most highly anticipated comic book movie adaptations.

Born during the Great Depression, Steve Rogers grew up a frail youth in a poor family. Horrified by the newsreel footage of the NAZI'S in Europe, Rogers was inspired to enlist in the army. However, because of his frailty and sickness, he was rejected. Overhearing the boy's earnest plea, General Chester Phillips offered Rogers the opportunity to take part in a special experiment... Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers was at last administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by "vita-rays." Steve Rogers emerged from the treatment with a body as perfect as a body can be and still be human. Rogers was then put through an intensive physical and tactical training program. Three months later,he was given his first assignment as Captain America.Armed with his indestructible shield and battle savvy, Captain America has continued his war against evil both as a sentinel of liberty and as leader of the Avengers.

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Captain America: The First Avenger stars Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci, Haley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones and Neal McDonough. The film is directed by Joe Johnston and is scheduled for 2D and 3D theatrical release on July 22nd, 2011.

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Redbeard

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Nice costume. Much closer to the comic version than what I've seen so far.

Interesting John  |  Web Developer

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Not much Cap news lately. I really dig that gun Big Grin

Pietro Filipponi  |  Managing Editor

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Interesting John wrote:

Not much Cap news lately. I really dig that gun :D

I think Marvel has learned their Incredible Hulk/Iron Man lesson: Focus on promoting one film at a time. Come June we'll be inundated with Cap coverage

Interesting John  |  Web Developer

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Pietro Filipponi wrote:
Interesting John wrote:

Not much Cap news lately. I really dig that gun :D

I think Marvel has learned their Incredible Hulk/Iron Man lesson: Focus on promoting one film at a time. Come June we'll be inundated with Cap coverage

Probably a good idea. I can't wait to see his new costume for Avengers, hopefully it's more comic-inspired with some awesome scale mail.