Like many things in Marvel Cinematic Universe, the fact that Captain America 3 is actually the huge crossover, Civil War, is totally Bucky’s fault. If his last movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, hadn’t been so good, maybe things would’ve been simpler. But, alas, when trying to come up with something to top …
As Disney and Sony executives locked horns in a Hollywood conference room last February, the film-makers behind Captain America: Civil War were already betting on the outcome. Spider-Man was going to be in this movie, no matter what. And if he wasn’t, well, that was going to be a problem.
If you’ve only been watching the movie portion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’ve been missing a lot. Over on ABC’s Agents of SHIELD, an army of
Inhumans has been unleashed upon the world. And, on Netflix, several new heroes are rising up in Hell’s Kitchen.
Over the long history of Marvel Comics, they’ve built some of their most memorable stories on “What If” scenarios. What if this character fought this character? What if this universe crossed over with that one etc. So, we posed our own “What If” to the president of Marvel Studios.
The crazy thing about Marvel’s movies is the second you get a new one, it just makes you even more eager to know about what comes after. Captain America: Civil War, coming May 6, sets things in motion for another epic story—one which will end with not one, but two Avengers movies.
For anyone who has followed the film and television business in the last few years, they know one thing is true: mega-franchises are king. Right now, every studio is looking for its own version of Marvel's universe. But Paramount has one sitting right under its nose, and it's called Star Trek.