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Old 02-17-2013, 12:33 AM   #885
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Default Re: Captain America 2: News and Speculation - Part 1

Originally Posted by DeGenerate10 View Post
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Cap has always had some tree trunk legs looking through some of the comics. Wouldn't mind seeing Evans add some mass to his legs now that everyones pointed it out.

Let's be honest here. Back in those days, every Marvel character had tree trunk legs. Jack Kirby even drew Sue Storm and Sif with thick thighs. I'm not criticizing or complaining; I love that artwork. But it's a different thing when you're talking about real human bodies instead of drawings. It's easy enough to say that an actor should add mass here or there, but it can be difficult if not impossible to achieve that.

Originally posted by Kevin Feige

It’s something that’s easy to take for granted, growing up in the United States as a white male, that my cinematic heroes look like me...It’s something that over the course of these ten years, having a certain amount of power over what type of movies are made and what type of actors we hire, I want everybody to have that feeling. We don’t take it for granted that people want to see themselves reflected in our heroes and our characters.
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