But it wasn’t always so easy for the creative minds at Marvel Studios. In fact, as Kevin Feige tells Vanity Fair, casting Steve Rogers was initially “super hard” circa 2010, when the McU was still in its infancy. Back then, Feige feared that the Marvel Cinematic Universe would collapse in on itself if the studio didn’t find the right actor to become the star-spangled patriot.
And though the company’s executives initially dismissed Chris Evans because of his history with the Fantastic Four franchise, it soon became clear that he was the only man for the job:
Casting Captain America was super hard. I started to think, ‘Are we not going to be able to find Captain America, and if we can’t,