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Captain America: The First Avenger features actor Chris Evans in the lead role as Steve Rogers who transforms into Captain America after participating in an experiment to create a super-soldier – in the process becoming The First Avenger.
Those superheroes will eventually assemble in 2012 to form, The Avengers.
A brave, yet mild-mannered young soldier named Steve Rogers, volunteers to undergo a series of experiments for a US army Super Soldier program. The military succeeds in transforming him into a human weapon, but quickly decide that their Super Soldier is far too expensive a creation to risk in combat. So, they decide to put him to use as an army celebrity and parade him across Europe to boost morale by performing in USO shows for American troops. He is even given a costume that bear the colors of Old Glory for the stage. Then, when a Nazi plot reveals itself Rogers must rise up and and become the First Avenger, in order to save his country. Steve Rogers becomes Captain America and he earns his way into the hearts and souls of every American, bringing hope and justice to a war-weary nation. Later, during a mission to Germany to stop his archenemy – The Red Skull, from launching rockets at the allies, Captain America sacrifices himself and winds up frozen in ice for almost six decades! Revived, Steve Rogers now must join forces with new heroes and become an Avenger of the modern age.
Captain America: The First Avenger is directed by Joe Johnston and produced by Kevin Feige for a budget of $140 million.
Captain America: The First Avenger will be released worldwide in 2D, 3D, and IMAX formats on July 22, 2011.
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