By, Emily Zemler (CNN)
The cast and directors of the upcoming “Captain America: The Winter Solider” appeared this weekend at Comic-Con in San Diego to preview the film and reveal new footage. The movie, scheduled for release on April 4, was directed by brothers Joe and Anthony Russo and is meant to bridge the gap between “The Avengers” and its 2015 sequel.
The footage screened to fans in Hall H reveals the superhero adjusting the modern world and presents Captain America with some new and dangerous challenges compared with the original “Captain America” film, which was set in the 1940s.
“The movie is very different in tone from the first one,” Joe Russo said during a news conference after the panel. “The first’s one is kind of a love letter to the Captain of that time period. The Captain is now in the modern world and the film is a political thriller. In order to be germane to that tone, we wanted the movie to be modern and edgy and aggressive.
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