The latest Marvel movie, Captain America: The Winter Solider, debuts in theaters this weekend and is set to top the box office as Marvel’s huge fan base heads to theaters to check out Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, and Samuel L. Jackson reprising their roles in the Marvel universe.
The film is directed by brothers Anthony and Joe Russo, who are best known outside their Marvel work for cult favorite TV comedies Arrested Development and Community. This installment in the Marvel series has managed to garner great reviews thus far, with critics giving it a 92 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, saying that the movie successfully builds the Marvel universe and will be sure to please the franchise’s many fans.
The brothers Russo took inspiration for the high-budget action flick from some unexpected places, as they revealed in a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times. Click through to find out some fun facts about the latest Marvel movie.