I wouldn’t tell my nine-year-old self anything! I’ve seen back to the future enough to know that you don’t mess with time. Nice try, bro.
“When I was in college, I had a blog called Salty Sea Hag, where I did political humor from the point of view of a sea witch living on the bottom of the ocean.“
When Marvel approached him with the part four years ago, Evans turned it down — several times. “The problem was initially, it was a nine-movie contract. And they said, if these movies take off and do very well, and my life changes and I don’t respond well, I don’t have the opportunity to say, listen, I need a fucking break. That just scared me.”
After testing a handful of other actors, Marvel made another attempt to woo Evans. “They called back and they tweaked the deal,” he recalls. “It went from nine (films) to six. I said no again.” Marvel tried once more, and that’s when Evans’ reps started giving him a hard time, the actor admits. “My family was even going, ‘Are you sure you’re making the right decisions?’ It started to feel like maybe this is what I’m supposed to do.” [x]