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Thursday 22 March 2018

Chris Evans wants Captain challenge

Chris Evans said he had doubts about signing up to the franchise
Chris Evans said he had doubts about signing up to the franchise

Chris Evans has revealed he had doubts about starring in Captain America - because of the commitment.

The Fantastic Four actor, who plays the titular superhero in Captain America: The First Avenger, was nervous before signing on the dotted line because of the huge impact it could have on his life.

"I would have been fine playing a superhero if it was one movie. The reason I was scared was because initially it was nine pictures, then it came down to six movies. Even six movies, that's 10 years, dude. I mean, I could be doing this until I'm 40," he told Collider.

The 30-year-old, who has also appeared in Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, stars alongside a stellar cast in Joe Johnston's forthcoming movie, including Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Dominic Cooper and Hayley Atwell. The film will open in cinemas on July 29.

He continued: "To make a decision, I don't know what I'll be passionate about tomorrow. What if I just don't want to do this any more? What if it gets weird or too much or I fall in love with writing or something else and I just want to do something else?

"My freedom is gone if I do this movie. You're signing something away and I guess I wasn't 100 per cent positive that the end game in my life was to be a gigantic movie star. And if you're not 100 per cent committed to that goal, making this decision is kind of scary. It's a big lifestyle change too," he added.

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