Is Chris Evans Done with Cap After Avengers 4?

Is Chris Evans done as Captain America? We’re only a month away from Marvel Studios‘ Avengers: Infinity War, and while we don’t know the ultimate fate of the now-Nomad-style Captain America, we do know that next year’s still-untitled Avengers 4 will apparently be his last stand as Cap. According to an interview in the New York Times, when Evans’ contract runs out after the fourth Avengers outing, he will say goodbye to the iconic role he has played since 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger.

“You want to get off the train before they push you off,” Evans said.

Evans is currently expanding his repertoire, starring on Broadway in Kenneth Lonergan’s play “Lobby Hero” opposite his Scott Pilgrim vs The World co-star Michael Cera, and also plans to direct a movie again after his tenure at Marvel is through. If he does choose to permanently hang up his shield, it does not mean someone else won’t  pick it up. There have been longstanding rumors that both Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes or Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson could become the next to wear the stars and stripes, both having precedence in the comics.

An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

Confirmed cast members for Avengers: Infinity War so far include Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olson, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Sebastian Stan, Don Cheadle, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Pom Klementieff, Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, Sean Gunn, Tom Holland, Paul Rudd, and Josh Brolin.

Anthony and Joe Russo direct the film, which is produced by Kevin Feige. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo and Stan Lee are the executive producers. Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely wrote the screenplay.

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War is opening in theaters on April 27. Then, the Avengers assemble again for the still-untitled fourth film, set for May 3, 2019.

Who do you want to see take up the mantle of Captain America after Evans leaves? Let us know in the comments below!