According to a casting call on Feature Film Casting it seems as though the filming start-date for Captain America: The Winter Soldier has been pushed back from March to June 2013, with no explanation as to why. The film will see Chris Evans reprise his role as Captain America, and will also star Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders and Anthony Mackie.
Here’s the scoop from Feature Film Casting:
Marvel Studios is set to begin shooting the superhero feature film sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” in June, 2013 (pushed back from March). The locations where filming will take place are Los Angeles and Cleveland, Ohio. Some additional filming will take place in Washington D.C. according to Leslie Green, Senior Communications manager with the DC Film Office. The working title for “Captain America: The First Avenger” was Frostbite, and the working title for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will be Freezerburn
I enjoyed Captain America: The First Avenger and after the monumental success of The Avengers, I have high hopes for the Cap’s next outing. That being said, this is a hefty delay, especially when Disney has already announced that the film will hit cinemas on 4th April 2014.
When a project’s filming schedule is dictated by its release date, it usually sparks speculation of further problems and Chris Evans recently fuelled this during an interview with Doug Loves Movies.
“I don’t have a script yet. We start shooting in two months and they haven’t given me a script,” he told the podcast show. “That’s how Marvel works.”
To listen, click the link and skip to 15’05.
Emily VanCamp (TV’s Revenge) is currently in talks to play the female lead in the sequel.