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What is Peter Parker’s role in Captain america: Civil War?

January 12th, 2016 by Matt Gault Comments
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Captain America: Civil War really is shaping up to be one the grandest superhero movie events of all time and a pivotal entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase Three. Of course, one of the most exciting aspects of the movie is the introduction to the MCU of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man.

While it remains a mystery as to when and how to expect Peter Parker in the Civil War narrative, co-directing brothers Anthony and Joe Russo shed some light on his importance to the story and how he share similarities to Cap himself, played by Chris Evans.

Anthony Russo: “Yeah, they both have a special place in Civil War because of the reasons you’re saying. They don’t fall neatly into either side.”

Joe Russo: “For emotional reasons like Tony (Robert Downey Jr.) and Cap (Chris Evans) do.”

Anthony Russo: “So, Black Panther is one of our favourite characters in the film, because he’s sort of his on his own side in the film. He’s not aligned with either side and he has his own road fork that’s very central to the plot of the film. Like, he’s very invested emotionally, but it doesn’t fall into clean sides.”

“Spider-Man similarly enters the movie after The Avengers pick sides. Doesn’t have a huge investment politically, but he develops a very personal relationship as to why he picks a side. I won’t talk about the personal relationship he develops, but it is very interesting. One of the most special parts of the movie.”

Check out Anthony and Joe Russo’s comments in the video below.

Source: Squareyed

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Matt Gault is a sports writer and film fanatic. He is a fully-qualified journalist and has worked for BBCNI, Sunday Life and has been published on The Guardian's website. He interns at REDNI, sub-editing for the Belfast Telegraph. He studied at Queen's University pretending to like history and literature and then University of Ulster Coleraine, where he slacked off enormously for a year and somehow got away with it. He also enjoys Captain Morgans, The Sopranos, Led Zeppelin and Hunter S. Thompson which makes him a remarkably uninteresting person.