The Falcon flies (and the helicarrier doesn't) in 1st trailer for Captain America 2

Captain America The Winter Soldier trailer UK -- Official Marvel | HD

We’ve been waiting a long, long time — but the first trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier is finally here. Want to see?

Not surprisingly, it looks positively kick-ass. We get our first look at Cap (Chris Evans) facing off with his old pal the Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), who actually looks like a pretty worthy adversary for America’s golden boy. We also get a first look at Anthony Mackie taking flight as Falcon; Cap taking out a whole elevator full of guys; and some nifty downtown battles that are a little bit reminiscent of The Avengers.

Oh yeah, and you know the S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier? It’s apparently coming down at some point. Hard.

The tone here definitely evokes the “political thriller” approach we’ve been hearing about, with new cast member Robert Redford (S.H.I.E.L.D. exec Alexander Pierce) dropping some veiled comments about the world needing to change. Coupled with Nick Fury’s (Samuel L. Jackson) persistent paranoia, we’re very curious to see where this one is going.

Sadly, we still have to wait until April 4, 2014, to see the movie itself. But if you want a look at this trailer on the big screen, be sure and catch  Thor: The Dark World when it opens Nov. 8.

So what’d you think of the first footage of Cap’s return? 

(Via Marvel)

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