The movie, which will show the Marvel Universe being divided, is reportedly going to be a set-up for the “real battle” in 2018 and 2019’s Avengers: Infinity War.
In a recent interview with MTV, Captain America himself, Chris Evans said the following about the third installment of the franchise.
“It’s to jump off into the next Avengers, Infinity War,” Evans said. “So Cap 3 is going to be the set-up of the real battle, so there are a lot of people.”
Additionally, Jeremy Renner and Scarlett Johansson have also revealed they already know whose “side” they’ll be on in the movie. Of course, they’re staying quiet on the details though.
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The cast for Captain America: Civil War continues to grow, in what Anthony Mackie calls “Avengers 3.8.” In addition to Evans, Renner, and Johansson “Civil War” will feature Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Anthony Mackie as The Falcon, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Chadwick Boseman in his MCU debut as Black Panther, Daniel Bruhl as Baron Helmut Zemo, Frank Grillo as Crossbones, and the brand-new Spider-Man.
Set to hit theaters on May 6, 2016, Captain America: Civil War is being directed by the Russo Brothers.