Last night, Marvel Studios dropped a bombshell, with the news that Robert Downey Jr. is in talks to return as Tony Stark in Captain America 3, a movie that will adapt the Civil War comic book story line and forever change the Marvel Cinematic Universe. New details have emerged today that reveal Iron Man may be joined by a number of other Avengers, along with details on the possible title. There will be potential spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron below, so read on at your own risk.
Earlier this month, we reported that The Avengers 3 will feature a whole new team of superheroes, which was thought to stem from the main stars' contracts running out, and the desire to save their biggest stars for another huge movie. It's looking more and more like Captain America 3 will be that movie, which Badass Digest is calling "Avengers 2.5."
At the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, it's been long rumored that Captain America (Chris Evans) assembles a new team of Avengers. While the scene has not been shot yet, Badass Digest reveals this team will include Falcon (Anthony Mackie), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), all of whom will be present in Captain America 3, which will "re-shape the Marvel universe."
Along with today's earlier report that Captain America 3 directors Joe Russo and Anthony Russo are coming back for The Avengers 3 and The Avengers 4, Badass Digest also reveals that the Captain America 3 title may be Fallen Son. While the sequel will be adapted from the Civil War comic book, Fallen Son is the title they plan to run with. Though, that could change.
The site goes onto speculate that Cap may actually die in Captain America 3, which will leave all of the heroes "scattered and defeated". This theme will continue in The Avengers 3 and The Avengers 4. The latter of which is said to include the heroes' big showdown with Thanos, which was expected to happen in The Avengers 3. Where or how Guardians of the Galaxy fits into all of this has not yet been revealed.