After a more than satisfying send-off at the end of Avengers: Endgame, audiences may still see Chris Evans return as Captain America once again. New reports say that the original MCU Avenger is currently in talks to reprise his role as Steve Rogers, aka, Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Insiders disclose that while still early, the talks involve Evans reprising the role in one property so far. And, there’s also an option for another movie as well.
These appearances might not be in subsequent movies within the Captain America franchise. But instead, might be as supporting roles in other Marvel movies. While surprising, it’s not the first time the MCU has experienced this type of a comeback.
Chris Evans’ return as Captain America is not the first comeback
Very famously, Robert Downey Jr. was to have ended his role as the MCU’s Iron Man aka Tony Stark after the third Iron Man movie. However, since then, Downey Jr. continued with minor supporting roles in Spider-Man: Homecoming, then a larger role in Captain America: Civil War.
And then, returning to lead star significance in the following Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame two-parter. Even Chris Evans has a similar love-hate affair with Marvel Studios, not wanting to play the iconic comic book character initially when offered.
With the legacy of Captain America continuing in the upcoming The Falcon And The Winter Soldier Disney+ series, it’s curious in just what manner Captain America could return. Evans himself has said that he’s protective of the character, and will not return if it’s just a “cash grab.”