Chris Evans
Chris Evans
Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans is an American actor. He played Cary Baston on the television series Opposite Sex, and transitioned to a film career, starring in several hits, including Not Another Teen Movie (2001) and Fierce People (2005). He was part of the lead ensemble as the superhero the Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and its sequel, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), both box office successes.
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Does Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Need to Be Super to Succeed?
Seattle Pi - about 3 years
When ABC launched Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the series was predicated on the idea that not all heroes are super, meaning fans knew ahead of time that they weren't getting The Avengers on television. Pair that with the fact that Skye could potentially have powers and it seems like the brain trust behind S.H.I.E.L.D. has learned that superheroes may be the answer to the ratings woes the series has faced thus far. Insisting that it was always the plan to bring in the supers, executive producer Jed Whedon says the show was trying to stay close to the Marvel cinematic universe, in which he says there were really only two human beings with powers - Captain America (Chris Evans) and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo). Does Skye know she's an 0-8-4 on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? "We are following a plan that we basically set out with from the beginning," executive producer Maurissa Tancharoen adds.
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‘Captain America’: Cap, Widow, Falcon in action in ‘Winter Soldier’ ad
LATimes - about 3 years
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Photos: 'Captain America' Star Sells Hollywood Hills Home
ABC News - about 3 years
Actor Chris Evans, who plays "Captain America" on the big screen, listed his home in the Hollywood Hills home for $1.45 million. The "Avengers" star paid $1.26 million in March 2007. The home has three bedrooms, including a master suite with French doors that lead to a deck, and three bathrooms.     
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'Captain America': 5 new 'Winter Soldier' pics
Entertainment Weekly - about 3 years
Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, more on set in upcoming Marvel outing
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Here Are All The Movie Trailers You'll See During The Super Bowl
Business Insider - about 3 years
Other than the big game and the Super Bowl commercials Sunday, we're excited for new movie trailers. Six big studios will show televised spots for new spring and summer films. A 30-second spot to advertise during the game costs around $4 million this year.  With that in mind, most studios are putting out two TV spots. Missing from the line up this year are Warner Bros. and Fox who won't promote their movies during the big game. Perhaps the biggest reveal will be the first footage from the next "Transformers" sequel. Between the big game, Bruno Mars' half-time show, and the plethora of ads, here's what trailers you can expect to see: DISNEY  "Need for Speed"  Release Date: March 2014Disney has been releasing a lot of TV spots and behind-the-scenes featurettes for the video game adaptation lately. "Breaking Bad" fans will see Aaron Paul racing fast cars. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"  Release Date: April 4 Yahoo! debuted three new posters for the "Captain Ameri ...
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Marvel Is Already Working On 'Captain America 3'
Business Insider - about 3 years
Marvel is wasting no time in planning the next Captain America sequel. Anthony and Joe Russo, the directors of the upcoming "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" are being brought back to direct a third installment in the series, according to Variety. This is a big commitment from Marvel considering "The Winter Solider" hasn't even hit theaters yet (and that the first Captain America film wasn't exactly Marvel's biggest box-office draw). However, Variety reports Marvel wanted to secure the directors after being so impressed by the production, test screenings, and current buzz for the upcoming film. The film may be in its early stages of development, but the Russos are already putting together the foundations for the "Captain America 3" storyline. This includes Chris Evans returning as the star-spangled hero. Marvel had no comment on the story. "Captain America: The Winter Solider" premieres April 4th. SEE ALSO: The full-length trailer for "Captain America: The Winter Sold ...
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‘Snowpiercer’ artist Jean-Marc Rochette talks English comic, film
LATimes - about 3 years
#photogallery-wrapper{width:100%;background:#000;min-height:450px;} #photogallery{background:#000;width:600px;margin:0px auto;min-height:450px;} .photogalleryloader{} #photogallery div.galleryitem{width:100%;margin:0 0 30px;} #photogallery div.galleryitem p{text-align:left;margin:5px 0px;padding:0 10px;} #photogallery div.galleryitem p.galleryCaption{padding-top:5px;border-top:1px #333 solid;} #photogallery div.galleryitem img{margin:0 auto;border:none;} #photogallery .galleryCredit{letter-spacing:1px;font-size:.75em;text-transform:uppercase;} The cover for "Snowpiercer: Volume 1: The Escape," the English version of the French graphic novel "Le Transperceneige" by Jacques Lob and Benjamin Legrand, and artist Jean-Marc Rochette. (Titan Comics) 1 Link The cover for "Snowpiercer: Volume 2: The Explorers." (Titan Comics) h ...
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'Captain America': Chris Evans back in action for 'Winter Soldier'
LATimes - about 3 years
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Hull residents in heaven after city of culture win
Guardian (UK) - over 3 years
News that Kingston-upon-Hull has won the race to be UK city of culture in 2017 has delighted those who live there "It's not long ago that this place was in the Crap Towns book, but there has been a lot of investment and a lot of progress," said Martin Taylor, of Hull History Centre, at the news that the city had been chosen as the UK's city of culture in 2017, beating off challenges from Dundee, Leicester and Swansea. "This will be a game changer." The Hull History Centre curates the archive of Philip Larkin, former librarian at the local university, whose poems such as Days inspired the bid. "The ambition is for each day of 2017 in Hull to showcase something individual, which will make a daily impact on the life of the city and have an impact across the country and the world," explained Taylor. "I'm sure the city will deliver something memorable, powerful and unique, much as the city is itself." News of the award has surprised some, with Lancastrian cricketer Andrew Flintoff askin ...
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Zaki's Review: <i>Thor: The Dark World</i>
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Read my 2011 review of Thor here Read my 2012 review of Marvel's The Avengers here I enjoyed the first Thor quite a bit when I saw it in '11, referring to the Kenneth Branagh-directed film as, "a master class in brand management." And I didn't mean that in a bad way. As I said then, it had "the cool confidence that can only come from a studio that's danced this jig already and knows all the beats." Back then the Marvel Studios operation had already become something akin to an assembly line, and that machine-works has only become more practiced and precise in the wake of the senses-shattering success of 2012's team-up opus The Avengers. As such, while Thor's second solo feature (with star Chris Hemsworth back in armor as the hammer-wielding Thunder God) swaps in director Alan Taylor (HBO's Game of Thrones), the edifice that Branagh helped build last time is so sturdy that any changes are akin to changing the drapes. This is franchise filmmaking at its most efficient. It's either a g ...
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Aaron Taylor-Johnson Reportedly Joins 'Avengers' Sequel
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Aaron Taylor-Johnson is apparently set to don new superhero garb in Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron." Back in June, it was reported that the "Kick-Ass" actor was the front-runner to portray Quicksilver in Joss Whedon's blockbuster follow-up to "The Avengers." Now, TheWrap notes that Taylor-Johnson has closed a deal to take on the role after verifying that the "Ultron" shooting schedule won't clash with his publicity tour for the forthcoming "Godzilla" remake. Quicksilver is set to appear in two much-anticipated comic book sequels, "Ultron" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past." In "X-Men," the superhero's evil origins will be on display, with Evan Peters ("American Horror Story") taking that role. The "Avengers" sequel picks up after Quicksilver and twin sister Scarlet Witch pledge to fight for good instead. The latter version cannot refer to the character's mutant beginnings, as those aspects are unique to the Fox banner. ("Avengers" is produced by Disney.) Saoirse Ronan was or ...
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Jessica Simpson, Eric Johnson Scouting Wedding Locations in Capri
US Magazine - over 3 years
Ah, amore. Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson fell in love with each other -- and the Italian island of Capri -- back in 2010, during their first getaway together. Now, as they prepare to tie the knot, they're hoping to recapture the magic they found there for their wedding. As revealed in the Nov. 4 issue of Us Weekly, the fashion mogul, 33, and her fiance, 34, recently traveled to Capri to scout locations for their summer 2014 nuptials. PHOTOS: Jessica's family album One early favorite? Augustus Gardens, a seaside spot that Simpson deemed "perfect," a pal tells Us. "She seemed very excited about it." PHOTOS: Stars' exotic destination weddings The singer -- mom to Maxwell, 18 months, and Ace, 4 months, with Johnson -- was also excited about La Fontelina, a beach club that "would be great for a party that week," a second source says. "It's the kind of spot where you can hang out in a bikini." PHOTOS: Jessica's body evolution For more on the couple's plans -- includin ...
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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ trailer teases action, intrigue
LATimes - over 3 years
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Chris Evans & Minka Kelly Split Again? (Roll Call)
Access Hollywood - over 3 years
Plus, Rihanna takes a dip in The Dead Sea and a former child star rides a donkey in Mexico! Your Daily Roundup of Celebrity Gossip &amp; Star Shenanigans!
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‘Thor: The Dark World’: Chris Hemsworth, Malekith, Sif in new clips
LATimes - over 3 years
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HK film fest features John Woo-style cop thriller
Seattle Pi - over 3 years
HONG KONG (AP) — The lineup at the Hong Kong film festival will be bookended by an action movie inspired by director John Woo's works and a South Korean sci-fi action thriller featuring Hollywood stars Tilda Swinton and Chris Evans. The 10th annual Hong Kong Asia Film Festival opens later this month with the world premiere of Benny Chan's "The White Storm," a classic cop thriller reminiscent of the days of John Woo's "A Better Tomorrow" and which stars three of Hong Kong's most prolific actors — Sean Lau, Louis Koo and Nick Cheung.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Chris Evans
  • 2016
    Age 34
    In June 2016, Evans and actress Jenny Slate attended the premiere of The Secret Life of Pets in Manhattan, with Slate saying, "I haven't really had a large premiere before, so it's nice to have someone who knows how it goes" and saying, "It's kind of like I got my dream seventh-grade boyfriend."
    More Details Hide Details He is a supporter of LGBT rights, and, although raised Catholic, he has expressed pantheistic views and a great interest in the philosophies of Buddhism. Evans is a fan of the New England Patriots, and narrated America's Game: The Story of the 2014 New England Patriots.
  • 2015
    Age 33
    In September 2015, however, he said in an interview that he would be willing to sign on for more films as Captain America after Infinity War, if Marvel wanted to extend his contract.
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  • 2014
    Age 32
    Evans said in March 2014 that once his contract with Marvel is up, he may consider doing less acting so he could work more on directing, and believes he will be finished playing Captain America in 2017.
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    His directorial debut, Before We Go, debuted at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.
    More Details Hide Details In 2015, he played Captain America again in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and reprised the role for the 2016 sequel Captain America: Civil War.
    In 2014, Evans starred in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
    More Details Hide Details He starred opposite Michelle Monaghan in the romantic comedy Playing It Cool.
  • 2013
    Age 31
    In 2013, he starred as the lead in the critically acclaimed science fiction action film Snowpiercer, and in 2015, he made his directorial debut with the drama Before We Go, in which he also starred.
    More Details Hide Details Evans was born in Boston and raised in the town of Sudbury. His mother, Lisa (née Capuano), is an artistic director at the Concord Youth Theater, and his father, Robert Evans, is a dentist. He has two sisters, Carly, a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and a high school drama and English teacher at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Shanna, and a younger brother, Scott, who was featured on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. Their uncle, Mike Capuano, represents the same Massachusetts Congressional district formerly represented by Tip O'Neill. His mother is of half Italian and half Irish ancestry. He and his siblings were raised Catholic. Evans graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. He moved to New York City and took classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
  • 2012
    Age 30
    Evans had signed on to appear in multiple films as Captain America, and first reprised the role in the 2012 film The Avengers.
    More Details Hide Details He next starred opposite Michael Shannon in The Iceman, replacing James Franco, who had dropped out. Evans wore a long wig and grew out a beard for the role. He starred in South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's English-language film Snowpiercer.
  • 2011
    Age 29
    In 2011, Evans played the Marvel Comics character Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger, and starred in the film What's Your Number?, a romantic comedy co-starring Anna Faris.
    More Details Hide Details There were initially scheduling conflicts, as both films were set to film in the summer of 2010.>
  • 2010
    Age 28
    In 2010, he completed filming on co-directors Mark Kassen and Adam Kassen's Puncture in Houston, Texas. The film was selected to debut at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival as one of the Spotlight projects for the 10th anniversary of the festival.
    More Details Hide Details Also that year, Evans appeared in Sylvain White's The Losers, an adaptation of the comic-book series from the DC Comics imprint Vertigo. Evans then appeared in another comic-book adaptation, Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, where he portrayed Lucas Lee, one of Ramona Flowers' seven evil exes.
  • 2008
    Age 26
    In 2008, Evans appeared in Street Kings, co-starring Keanu Reeves, and the Tennessee Williams screenplay adaptation The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, co-starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Ellen Burstyn.
    More Details Hide Details The following year he appeared in the science-fiction thriller Push, with Dakota Fanning and Camilla Belle. Evans performed his own fight scenes, which took weeks to film, and was bruised during filming.
  • 2007
    Age 25
    Evans reprised the role in the 2007 sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
    More Details Hide Details That year, he starred as engineer-turned-astronaut Mace in Danny Boyle's science-fiction film Sunshine.
  • 2005
    Age 23
    He then played the superhero the Human Torch in the 2005 comic book adaptation Fantastic Four.
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  • 2001
    Age 19
    From 2001-06, Evans dated actress Jessica Biel.
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  • 1999
    Age 17
    In 1999, Evans was the model for ″Tyler″ in Hasbro's board game Mystery Date.
    More Details Hide Details The special edition of the game included an electronic phone, which Evans is shown speaking into on the game box. After filming wrapped on Not Another Teen Movie, Evans landed lead roles in The Perfect Score and Cellular, and then starred in two independent films in Chicago: Dirk Wittenborn's Fierce People, playing the sinister Bryce, and London, playing a strung-out drug user with relationship problems.
  • 1981
    Born in 1981.
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