April 29, 2017  

Chris Evans May Quit Playing Captain America After 'Avengers: Infinity War'

March 16, 2017 (8:41 am) GMT
Report says that Evans will have fulfilled his contract with Marvel after completing 'Avengers: Infinity War' and its sequel, which means that he may quit portraying Captain America afterwards.
Chris Evans May Quit Playing Captain America After 'Avengers: Infinity War'

There may be no more ' Captain America. The actor may retire playing the iconic character sooner than everyone has expected.

The 35-year-old actor reportedly has signed a six-film deal with Marvel to play the beloved captain, but according to Esquire, Evans will have fulfilled his contract after completing "" and its sequel. While the site doesn't directly quote the statement from Evans himself, writer Maximillian Potter suggests that Evans will hang up his superhero costume after completing the two movies.

"Settling in on the couch, he groans," reads the report in the site. "Evans explains that he's hurting all over because he just started his workout routine the day before to get in shape for the next two Captain America films. The movies will be shot back to back beginning in April. After that, no more red- white-and-blue costume for the thirty-five-year-old. He will have fulfilled his contract," the site reads.

The report sparks speculation that Evans' retirement may be the end of Steve Rogers as well. People start wondering whether Steve will sacrifice his life when he faces Thanos in the upcoming "Avengers" movies. There are also rumors that his mantle may be worn by either Sam Wilson () or Bucky Barnes () after his death.

Either way, we can still see Evans as the captain in the upcoming "Avengers: Infinity War", which is set to hit U.S. theaters on May 4, 2018. In the first set footage, Marvel head Kevin Feige has confirmed that will team up with the and in the movie. It has been said that the Avengers will be completely unprepared to face villain Thanos after the events in "".

"Avengers: Infinity War" cast members include , , , , , , , , , and . "" star is also starring and is speculated to play MODOK, while will reprise his role as .

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