The Big-Screen Winter Soldier Is So F-ing Metal

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has begun filming in semi-public places, which of course means that people are ignoring the notices to not take pictures. Spy photos are starting to get out of a sequence that features said Winter Soldier battling it out on a highway via the Cleveland Plain Dealer (RHPS represent!). These shots show something rather awesome, the near-exact translation of Winter Soldier’s costume to the screen, metal arm and all.

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It looks like the only thing they really changed was his mask, swapping out the very comic booky domino mask for something more concealing. This makes a good deal of sense, given that the character’s identity is meant to be a reveal (to Cap, at least) and the filmmakers probably didn’t want audiences questioning how he doesn’t recognize him with such a minimal disguise (see, for examples, the Green Lantern film and every discussion about Clark Kent ever).

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You can check out more pictures here¬†and here and while you’re there try to unsee that his new, more covering mask looks like they just repainted James Franco’s mask from Spider-Man 3.¬†Seriously.

Winter Soldier:

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“New Goblin”:

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Skott Stotland is a thousand monkeys in a man suit. He has been writing for the internet for over a decade.

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