Disney and Marvel Studios has released a new, more detailed plot summary for the upcoming Captain America: The Winter Soldier. There’s not too much new in terms of story material if you’ve been paying attention to set reports and what some actors have stated about their characters, but it does put all the puzzle pieces into one picture –
After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk.
Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.
Well, this certainly fits in with and expands on statements from the film’s directors Anthony and Joe Russo that the film would veer more towards thriller territory than being a straight-up superhero film and if you remember what Robert Redford said about his character once he was cast, you have a good idea as to where he fits in.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is scheduled for release on April 4, 2014.