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So That's Who Captain America Is Chasing In The Civil War Helicopter Scene, Watch It Now

The following contains a spoiler for Captain America: Civil War. Stop here if you don’t want to know the answer.

One of the scenes that’s been used in multiple trailers for Captain America: Civil War so far is a shot of Steve Rogers preventing a helicopter from taking off with his bare hands. He just grabs ahold of the chopper with one hand, and the building with the other and holds on for dear life. Now, we know exactly who it is who’s trying to take off. It’s an old friend. Check out the clip below.

Bucky Barnes is the one trying to take off in the helicopter. This seems a bit unusual, as everything that we know about Captain America: Civil War seems to put Cap and Bucky on the same side throughout the film, but in this moment that does not appear to be the case. The scene includes no dialogue, so we have no idea what the context is. It’s not simply a case of Captain America trying to keep Bucky from leaving, as after The Winter Soldier realizes he’s not going to be able to go anywhere, he apparently tries to murder his friend with a helicopter, and very nearly chops him to ribbons.

We know that Captain America and Bucky are working together throughout some portion of the film, but this scene does appear to show that this will not be the case for all of Captain America: Civil War. We would guess that this scene, put up by, is probably from earlier in the film as opposed to later. It's unlikely they'd be releasing scenes like this from the end of the movie. Maybe Cap is just trying to get some answers? Although, we find The Winter Soldier’s response to be a little on the extreme side, if that’s the case.

What this scene does confirm is that even with everything that we know, and think we know, about Captain America: Civil War there’s still quite a bit that’s up in the air and nebulous. Marvel has done a fairly good job of keeping the important stuff under wraps, at least until they are ready to let it go. Every time we think we know what’s going on, we see something new that seems to completely change our perspective. Maybe there are more than two sides in this Civil War. Actually, we're pretty sure there's another side in here. Zemo (Daniel Bruhl) has to fit into this mess somehow.

We’ll know for sure one way or the other what’s going on when Captain America: Civil War finally hits theaters on Friday. Have you chosen a side yet? Time’s running out.

Dirk Libbey
Dirk Libbey

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