Here’s a rundown on everything you need to know about the superhero showdown hitting theaters this weekend!
Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) face-off in Marvel’s latest film, Captain America: Civil War, boasting spectacular visuals and an enormous, talented cast. So we’ve laid out all the important info in case you’re thinking about checking it out…
Who’s in it?
Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany,Anthony Mackie, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, Evans, Downey and more!
What’s it about?
Taking place two years after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the United Nations is preparing to pass the Sokovia Accords, in effect creating a council that would control the Avengers. Tony Stark (Downey) sees the Sokovia Accords as a smart step, while Steve Rogers (Evans) has doubts. Their disparate views escalate, ultimately splitting the super team in two. As you might’ve guessed, things explode, insults are lobbed and a few new superheroes join the mix (including Spider-Man!).
Why should I care?
Not impressed by this cast? Really?! Okay okay…Marvel has a sterling track record of delivering high-caliber action sequences, well-explored characters and smart, biting humor. This is their 13th film! They’ve gotten pretty good at it by now.