Chris "Captain America" Evans Talks Comic Book Movies!

In the following video interview, the actor reveals that he was never a fan of comic books growing up and briefly talks about why exactly he's starred in so many movies of this genre...

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By Josh Wilding - 9/4/2010
The actor who will play Steve Rogers in Marvel Studios' Captain America: The First Avenger next year is also known to comic fans for playing the Human Torch in two Fantastic Four movies, Jensen in The Losers and Lucas Lee in Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. Here, he talks about why exactly he thinks he's been in so many of these types of movies which I've transcribed below. If you'd like to hear his thoughts on his guily pleasures and theater camp, just keep watching!



"I really didnt grow up reading comic books so I didnt have too much interest in them. Its been kind of coincidental that I've made so many comic book films. It's just kind of been what's out there right now. A lot of studios are making comic book movies. They're great material to kind of transition to films and its just kind of worked out that I've ended up in a few."




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bleedthefreak - 9/4/2010, 2:04 PM
he seems honest enough he isn't like other celebrities who happen to read everything about their character and grew up loving the character
patriautism - 9/4/2010, 2:12 PM
Appreciate the honesty.
I still think Mcpartlin should have gotten the part though.
iconstatic - 9/4/2010, 2:16 PM
First of all, he is dead sexy. That needed to be said. XD

But second, I'm glad that he is forthright about it. I notice a lot more actors saying stuff like that, and I honestly prefer it to the obvious bullcrap like "Oh yeah! I read EVERY ISSUE OF THE FLASH when I was a kid! Wally Garrick is my hero!"
AshleyWilliams - 9/4/2010, 2:17 PM
At least he's honest.

I still think he's an EXCELLENT choice for Cap. Watch Sunshine. He's awesome in that.
JoshWilding - 9/4/2010, 2:20 PM
patriautism: I was a big McPartlin supporter as well, but I think that they made the right choice by casting Chris Evans in the role! I've not seen a bad performance from the guy even when he's been in crap like Fantastic Four! :P

And yeah, I agree with you guys - it's good to see an actor being honest instead of pretending to be a lifelong fan of a character they know nothing about!
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 2:20 PM
Gotta love the honesty. Oh and....for you chris:
I love you. :D
iconstatic - 9/4/2010, 2:24 PM
@Starsapphire

You can't have him! He's mine! XP *Tapes your mouth and dumps you in closet*
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 2:25 PM
@iconstatis
*takes tape off, gets out of closet* How about we share him. :D
DrLecter - 9/4/2010, 2:40 PM
I guess he's a fan of doing a good job, because he consistently does just that.

Plus more power to em! He's getting plenty of work and that's more than you can say for a whole lot of Hollywood types that DON'T have his humble attitude.
joekerr93 - 9/4/2010, 2:56 PM
let me just say this in case i ever end up famous. batman is my favourite superhero, i grew up loving the character and it would be my dream come true to direct a batman movie.

unless of course i get to direct another superhero, because then i am and have always been a lifelong fan of whoever that happens to be.

its nice to see an actor being honest about this type of thing for once. go chris!
jusme6 - 9/4/2010, 3:27 PM
I'm liking this guy more and more
The14thAvenger - 9/4/2010, 3:58 PM
loving it, hes get my vote more and more. but his voice!!! he better do somthing to it for the film
GUNSMITH - 9/4/2010, 4:20 PM
ANOTHER RYAN REYNOLDS TYPE...THIS GUYS GONNA DO REALLY WELL..
bethshaw - 9/4/2010, 4:24 PM



superotherside - 9/4/2010, 4:54 PM
this guy is still a maybe cap to me... he does seem honest though which playing cap he'll need... so who knows he might be a good cap...
Jolt17 - 9/4/2010, 5:04 PM
What a nice actor!

Well at first we all doubt him to be Cap, but now we can see him!

Can't wait!

;D
level1paladin - 9/4/2010, 6:07 PM
I develop a slight bit of nerd rage when I hear these actor's say they never liked or had any interest in comics.
Lawliet - 9/4/2010, 6:10 PM
I really like Chris Evans since "Fantastic Four"
so when I heard that he will be the Cap
I become High.. lol

can't wait for the Cap!
Kick some Ass in your movie Chris!
God Bless you ^_^
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Bryanferryfan - 9/4/2010, 8:04 PM
OOOOOHHH!.... SO NOW SOME OF YOU MF'S LIKE CHRIS EVANS AS CAPTAIN AMERICA. BUNCH OF HYPOCRITES. WHEN HE WAS ANNOUNCED AS THE CHARACTER MOST OF YOU WERE BITCHIN' AND COMPLAININ' ABOUT IT. NOW, "HE'S SO SEXY" OR "HE'S PERFECT FOR THE ROLE" OR "GREAT FOR HIM, HE'S SO HONEST" OR "I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE IT". BUNCH OF UNSATISFIED [frick]ERS! HATE THE HATERS!
joekerr93 - 9/4/2010, 8:29 PM
honestly, i secretly wanted john krasinski to get the part, but the more i hear, the more impressed i am
tricklove187 - 9/4/2010, 8:32 PM
I still don't see him as Cap but Sunshine was an amazing movie with or without him.
babydoll - 9/4/2010, 9:16 PM

iconstatic @ starsapphire @ you tWO keep dreaming he is mine LOL
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 9:32 PM
@babydoll @Erickz
Back off! He's mine! Unless we all share him. ;)
TANKGIRL - 9/4/2010, 9:36 PM
NO TO ERICKZ NO TO STARSAPPHIRE NO TO ICON OR EITHER YOU HE IS MINE LOL
patriautism - 9/4/2010, 9:40 PM
While you all fight over Evans, I'll be in the that aforementioned closet. Getting busy with Hayley Atwell
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 9:42 PM
@Tankgirl @erickx @babydoll
NO NO NO AND DOUBLE NO! If you want Chris your gunna have to go through me...and his girlfriend if he has one. Quickly we must get rid of his girlfriend so we have a bigger chance of having him! DIBS ON CHRIS!
patriautism - 9/4/2010, 9:45 PM
TANKGIRL - 9/4/2010, 9:46 PM

Starsapphire i am not going to share him with you maybe in your dream

DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 9:49 PM
@Tankgirl
HE'S SOOO HOT! But I already called dibs. SO get in line! You can have him next. :)
TANKGIRL - 9/4/2010, 9:52 PM

Starsapphire THE SECOND HE WILL SEES ME HE OBVIOUSLY GOING TO PICK ME LOL JOKING

I AM GOING TO HAVE NASTY DREAM TONIGHT
patriautism - 9/4/2010, 9:55 PM
You two need to go take a cold shower
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 9:55 PM
@tankgirl
.....me to. O.o
TANKGIRL - 9/4/2010, 9:57 PM
Starsapphire YOU CAN HAVE YOUR GREEN LANTERN
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 9:58 PM
Something else for us fangirls to fawn over:
:D
oh and I just noticed that Chris evans has tattoos. Interesting.
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 9:59 PM
@tankgirl
I want Chris Hemsworth now. :D
DaenerysTargaryen - 9/4/2010, 10:00 PM
Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans are...The pretty blonde boys of the Avengers. AKA eyecandy for us girls :D
TANKGIRL - 9/4/2010, 10:04 PM

Starsapphire - AH GAWD STOP I CANT TAKE IT ANYMORE I DO ALL THREE OF THEM MAJOR LOL

patriautism - 9/4/2010, 10:04 PM
Oh yeah

TANKGIRL - 9/4/2010, 10:07 PM
I SUPPOSED TO BE SCARLET LOL

SCARLET IN MY LIST OF ACTRESS I WILL TURN LESBIAN FOR THEM JOKE
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