‘Captain America’ Director: ‘Our Bucky Isn’t a Sidekick … There’s a Darker Edge’

LA Times Hero Complex says:

Captain America has been throwing his mighty shield for 70 years and his sidekick, James “Bucky” Barnes, was right there at his side in that first comic book adventure in March 1941. The star-spangled hero’s junior partner is also making the leap to the silver screen this summer in ”Captain America: The First Avenger” but don’t expect the grinning teenager from the vintage wartime comics — this won’t be your grandfather’s idea of a superhero sidekick, according to director Joe Johnston.

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JL4261d ago (Edited 4261d ago )

Seems everybody is wanting to instill that "darker edge" into these comic book movies now.

Sunny_D4260d ago

Yeah, I think these movies are the new thing "in" and I admit I enjoy them a lot. That's why Batman has always been my favorite superhero. But, the one hero I can still watch that doesn't have darkness is Iron Man.