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Action Hero Does Action In New 'Captain America' Photo

The Playlist By Gabe Toro | The Playlist January 17, 2011 at 12:43AM

.Mobility! Within an LA Times slide show of 2011's big movies is a new photo from "Captain America: The First Avenger" showcasing the red, white and blue freedom fighter eschewing trendy posturing for a more proactive pose. One of the criticisms of superhero costumes relates to the comfort level and how they accommodate human physiques, but this cannily-chosen snap does a good job illustrating that Chris Evans will actually get to be an action hero in his action hero pajamas.
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Mobility! Within an LA Times slide show of 2011's big movies is a new photo from "Captain America: The First Avenger" showcasing the red, white and blue freedom fighter eschewing trendy posturing for a more proactive pose. One of the criticisms of superhero costumes relates to the comfort level and how they accommodate human physiques, but this cannily-chosen snap does a good job illustrating that Chris Evans will actually get to be an action hero in his action hero pajamas.

Or not, since this is clearly a publicity photo, and looks photoshopped enough to show a peculiar discoloration between Evans and the background setting. Is this scene even in the movie? Is that even Chris Evans underneath the padding? Well, whatever, it's a publicity photo, not much to say. Unless you're Bill O'Reilly and want to rant about how there's something un-American about changing his boots and gloves from red to vaguely brown or rust color. "Captain America: The First Avenger" tears down American morals next July (July 22, to be exact). Full size photo below the jump.

This article is related to: Films, Actors, Super Hero Films, Chris Evans, Captain America: The First Avenger