Hollywood star Chris Evans says his character Llyod Hansen from The Grey Man is the antithesis of Steve Rogers/Captain America, the fan-favourite superhero he performed in a number of Marvel films.
For the upcoming Netflix actioner, Evans has reunited with Anthony and Joe Russo with whom he labored on two Captain America movies in addition to two ‘Avengers’ films.
Additionally starring Ryan Gosling, the film relies on Mark Greaney’s 2009 novel of the identical identify and revolves round freelance murderer and former CIA operative Courtroom Gentry.
It follows Gentry (Gosling) as he’s hunted internationally by Lloyd Hansen (Evans), a former member of Gentry’s CIA group.
“It does appear that I’ve aggressively gone 180 (levels) from Steve Rogers. But it surely simply type of unfolded that manner,” Evans instructed Empire journal.
The 40-year-old actor mentioned Hansen is a “trainwreck of a human being”.
“That man might be something in any scene, as a result of all he desires is anarchy,” Evans added.
The Knives Out star mentioned he’s a fan of The Russo Brothers and may do “just about something they ask me to do”.
“And it is a character I’ve by no means been capable of play. He’s so liberated and free and sincere. What I like about him is that it’s best to virtually concern his smile greater than his scowl. I feel he understands that what he does is dangerous and dangerous, however I feel he considers himself obligatory. He thinks he’s a disrupter,” Evans added.
The Grey Man may also characteristic Dhanush, Ana de Armas, Rege-Jean Web page, Jessica Henwick, Billy Bob Thornton, Alfre Woodard and Wagner Moura.
The Russo Brothers have produced the challenge via their AGBO banner. Joe Russo wrote the script with Avengers: Endgame screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.
The movie is about for a restricted launch on July 15, adopted by its premiere on Netflix on July 22.