Throughout the film, Steve uses a side arm while fighting Skull’s forces. In the comics, he used a side arm until realizing that his new shield could be used as a weapon and it replaces the sidearm.
The Asgardians from Thor (2011) are the “Gods” referenced throughout the film.
To prepare for her role as Peggy Carter, Hayley Atwell trained six days a week.
In the exhibition, there is a mannequin in a red jumpsuit under a glass dome. That is a reference to the android, the original Human Torch.
Captain America’s special forces unit he assembles and leads is an amalgamation of the characters of Marvel Comics’ World War II period titles.
Hayley Atwell based her performance as Peggy Carter on Ginger Rogers: “She can do everything Captain America can do, but backwards and in high heels.”
Sam Worthington and Will Smith were in early talks for the role of Captain America. Kellan Lutz, Ryan Phillippe and Alexander Skarsgård carried out auditions, but ultimately the role went to Evans.
Johann Schmidt/Red Skull’s car was built from scratch over a modified truck chassis. It was 25 feet long and eight feet wide. Its design was inspired by the Mercedes 540K and the Mercedes G4.
Chris Evans declined the role three times before accepting the part. After that, he had a meeting with the director and the producers who convinced him to take the role.
The shield Captain America uses in the early stages of the film is similar to the one used in the first issue of the Captain America comic.
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