Cleveland Lands A CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Premiere

Captain Steve Rogers is on his way to The Forest City! Joining the ranks of Paris, London and LA for a premiere of the upcoming Marvel sequel is Cleveland Ohio. Hit the jump for the full story!

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By DEVLIN712 - 2/13/2014


Captain America: The Winter Soldier has landed another premiere, this time in Cleveland, Ohio. The Rock and Roll capital of the world will host the Sentinel of Liberty's second outing on April 1st!
The placement of the premiere is a way of saying thank you to the city (where most of the film was shot). Here's what one half of the directing team, Joe Russo, had to say:

It has been a big priority of ours obviously to be able to have a premiere there and thank the people of Cleveland. We want to have a premiere that includes the local cast and crew and make some tickets available to the general public. It’s a way to say thanks and pay back the city for being such a great host.


The second half of the film's dynamic duo, Anthony Russo, also payed tribute to the city:

The city looks great on screen, thanks to the things that Ivan Schwarz has done in Cleveland, the industry is taking notice, and this is a way for the industry to support that.


The brothers claimed to be "unable to comment" when asked about the rumours regarding their involvement in a future Cap film.

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Source: Cleveland.com
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ALmazing - 2/13/2014, 4:52 PM
I do not live in Ohio but...



At least we're not Detroit!!!

BANE5000 - 2/13/2014, 7:12 PM
Thats understandable since filming took place there...Lucky Cleveland :D
ricko8687 - 2/13/2014, 7:35 PM
I live in Akron 30 miles from Cleveland. Glad premiere is in Cleveland the production shut down much of the downtown area for a while
SuperCat - 2/13/2014, 7:58 PM
StarkAnthony - 2/13/2014, 9:43 PM
Live about 2 hours from Cleveland, went to the set while they were filming the freeway attack. Didn't see much, (Winter Soldier and stunt double, Cap's double, and either Anthony Mackie and or his double). Tickets are gonna be way to hard to get for this, but it would be awesome to go
RG7620 - 2/13/2014, 9:54 PM
They shot some scenes really close to my comic shop. The crew even used the shopping centers parking lot as a staging area.
loki668 - 2/13/2014, 10:59 PM
That should be Cleveland's city motto: "Hey! At least we're not Detroit!"
knocturnalzen10 - 2/14/2014, 5:03 AM
supercat is right guys it should be flimed in DC , they wouldn't need to cast crimmals in it then . Would be cheaper just start fliming in the farms or 36 an minnesota after 8pm an u get AV level fight scenes ........................

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