During this time, many fans have speculated that Captain America in the Avengers films will be killed. Rumors about the character played by Chris Evans, referring to Chris Evans contract with Marvel which will end soon.
Chris Evans once hinted that he would not renew the contract as Captain America with Marvel. “You want to get off the train before they push you out,” Chris Evans said in an interview with The New York Times.
Apparently, the thing feared by Captain America fans has been answered. Through his personal Twitter account, Chris Evans indirectly said goodbye to the character he had played for eight years.
Early Friday (05/10/2018), Chris Evans made tweets on his Twitter that immediately made fans upset. This 37-year-old actor thanked all those who have supported him as Captain America so far.
“Officially completing (shooting) Avengers 4. This is an emotional day if it can be called that. Playing this character for 8 years is an honor. For everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera, and in the audience seats, thank you for the memories. Forever thankful, “Evans wrote.
This Tweet was immediately given a response from fans of the actors from all over the world. #ThankYouChrisEvans has become a trending topic on Twitter.
Not only fans who were saddened by Chris Evans’s announcement. Fellow Hollywood actors also expressed their support and feelings for the actor. Among them are Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson.
“I didn’t cry (crying). I was crying (weeping). There was a difference,” said Ryan the Deadpool actor.
“What a run you have brother. Congratulations on living an iconic character. Keep continuing (your career),” wrote Dwayne Johnson.
Chris Evans was chosen as the actor Steve Rogers aka Captain America in March 2010, after successfully defeating names like John Krasinki, Chace Crawford, and others. He made his first appearance as captain in Captain America: The First Avenger which aired in 2011.
After that, heroic actions and handsome faces appeared in The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). He also appeared as a cameo in other MCU production films such as Thor: The Dark World.