While no date had been set initially, Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War has officially confirmed a theatrical release in China. New outlet Xinhua has announced that co-directors Anthony & Joe Russo will be attending a promotional event for the film in Beijing on April 19th. Stars Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie will also be in attendance.
While there was no release date announced with this announcement, it’s expected that it will be day and date with North America. With this day & date release, Captain America: Civil War could be looking at a massive worldwide opening weekend. Sound off with your thoughts on the matter in the comments section below.
“Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.
Get ready to choose your side when Captain America: Civil War hits theaters on May 6, 2016.