Robert Redford Briefly Explains Reason For Joining CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER
Without discussing specifics about his senior S.H.I.E.L.D. role in the Marvel sequel, veteran actor Robert Redford says the reason he's coming on board the Captain America sequel's because it's different.
As revealed exactly one week ago, Academy Award-winning, veteran thespian Robert Redford is signing on for a role in Marvel Studios’ 2014 adaptation, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Without revealing specs about the role, reportedly a senior S.H.I.E.L.D. character named Pierce, the Sundance Kid actor confirmed the news to the L.A. Times and explained why he’s agreed to do it.
“I'm doing this film because it's different. It's a new thing for me,” he explained during a Q&A as part of the L.A. Times Indie Focus Screening Series “I like the idea of stepping into new territory. I'm excited by it. I also think it's a good bunch of people who really know what they're doing.”
Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will pick-up where the highly anticipated “Marvel’s The Avengers” leaves off, as Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D., and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world. Starring Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Emily VanCamp, Toby Jones, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Georges St-Pierre, Maximiliano Hernández, Hayley Atwell, Scarlett Johansson with Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Redford, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is directed Anthony Russo & Joe Russo from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely and is based on Marvel’s classic super hero Captain America, who first appeared in the comic book “Captain America #1” in March, 1941. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is presented by Marvel Studios and produced by Kevin Feige and co-produced by Nate Moore. The executive producers are Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso and Michael Grillo. The film releases April 4, 2014, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition to “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” Marvel Studios will release “Iron Man 3” on May 3, 2013; “Thor: The Dark World ” on November 8, 2013; “Guardians of the Galaxy” on August 1, 2014; “Marvel's The Avengers” sequel on May 1, 2015; and “Ant-Man” on November 6, 2015!
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