Joe & Anthony Russo Promise "Full On Horror" For CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Joe & Anthony Russo Promise "Full On Horror" For CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

The trailers have shown almost nothing but thrill and excitement, but don't be fooled; directors Joe & Anthony Russo promise that Captain America: Civil War is "a very heavy movie". Read on more more!

With a new TV spot featuring Spider-Man dropping earlier today, the thrill for Captain America: Civil War is at an all-time high. However, directors Joe and Anthony Russo maintain that there are some dark, heavy emotional moments ahead in their Winter Soldier sequel, really focusing Steve Rogers' transformation from hero to fugitive.

"We're going to have to do something unexpected," said Joe Russo. "We're going to have to play with the audience's expectations. We're going to have to be radical with the tone, which is why it's so diverse in tone. When we sat down to start crafting story, we went, 'It's going to be a very heavy movie,' because we wanted to take Cap on a journey through all three films, and it's a radical journey… it moves him the farthest away from where he started, to go from a patriot to an insurgent. We knew we were taking a big risk by taking these very popular characters, and putting them in a very emotionally wrought, horrific… it goes full-on horror."

One of the biggest concerns about the Russos initially was their background as comedy writers and directors, having been known for their work on Arrested Development and Community, most notably. Joe Russo maintains that this work was pretty essential in crafting their stories. "It's like we were made in a Marvel machine," said Joe. "The reason the [Marvel movies] work is because you're hybriding genre… that's all 'Community' is; we're hybriding genre. We're making fun of genre, we're deconstructing genre." Joe went on to explain that it was their work on Community's paintball episodes that showed Kevin Feige that they could balance action as well as comedy.

Captain America: Civil War releases May 6th, 2016.
DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Directors Recall Battles With Sony To Cast Tom Holland As SPIDER-MAN

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Directors Recall Battles With Sony To Cast Tom Holland As SPIDER-MAN

Cherry directors Joe and Anthony Russo have reflected on casting Tom Holland as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, revealing the struggles they faced working with Sony Pictures at the time...
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Star Frank Grillo Confirms Marvel Studios Is Done With Crossbones After WHAT IF?

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Star Frank Grillo Confirms Marvel Studios Is "Done" With Crossbones After WHAT IF?

While Frank Grillo will lend his voice to Crossbones in the upcoming What If? animated series, the Captain America: Civil War star has now confirmed that Marvel Studios is done with the character...
SPIDER-MAN 3 Star Tom Holland Reflects On CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Audition With Robert Downey Jr.

SPIDER-MAN 3 Star Tom Holland Reflects On CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Audition With Robert Downey Jr.

Tom Holland has reflected on his unique Captain America: Civil War audition alongside Robert Downey Jr., revealing how the Iron Man actor shook things up for him on the day it took place. Check it out...
Latest Headlines
WONDER WOMAN: HEARTLESS Writer Natalie C. Parker On Featuring A Museum Of Magical Items In The DC World

WONDER WOMAN: HEARTLESS Writer Natalie C. Parker On Featuring A Museum Of Magical Items In The DC World

The newest comic project from Serial Box is a collaboration with DC. Focusing on Diana Price, Wonder Woman: Heartless features multiple magical items, so when we spoke with the writers we asked about them!
THE SUICIDE SQUAD Director Says Fans Are Being Overly Optimistic With Their Character Death Predictions

THE SUICIDE SQUAD Director Says Fans Are Being "Overly Optimistic" With Their Character Death Predictions

The Suicide Squad director James Gunn has already advised fans not to get too attached to certain Task Force X members, but it sounds like the movie might kill off even more characters than we expected...
THE FALCON & THE WINTER SOLDIER Star Wyatt Russell Says He's Excited To Work With  [Spoiler] Again

THE FALCON & THE WINTER SOLDIER Star Wyatt Russell Says He's Excited To Work With [Spoiler] Again

Friday's penultimate episode of Marvel's The Falcon & The Winter Soldier featured that much-discussed cameo appearance, and Wyatt Russell (John Walker) has now expressed his excitement for what's to come.
GODZILLA VS. KONG: Bryan Hirota On How JAWS Inspired The VFX Of The Kaiju Fight At Sea (Exclusive)

GODZILLA VS. KONG: Bryan Hirota On How JAWS Inspired The VFX Of The Kaiju Fight At Sea (Exclusive)

We recently had the opportunity to speak with Scanline VFX about their contributions to Godzilla Vs. Kong. While chatting with Bryan Hirota, we learned more about how Jaws inspired the underwater scenes!
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER Star Christian Bale Sports A New Look As He Preps To Play Gorr The God Butcher

THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER Star Christian Bale Sports A New Look As He Preps To Play Gorr The God Butcher

While Thor: Love and Thunder has been filming for quite some time now, we've finally received our first look at Christian Bale on set, sporting a drastically different look to play Gorr the God Butcher!
AQUAMAN 2 Star Amber Heard Teases Mera Return With New Instagram Photo

AQUAMAN 2 Star Amber Heard Teases Mera Return With New Instagram Photo

With Aquaman 2 set to commence production soon, star Amber Heard has taken to Instagram to tease her return as Mera with a previously unseen set photo from the first film. Check it out...