Weirdly, some of the best places to find hints at future plot developments and spoilers for upcoming book films are in the toy lines that are released in conjunction with each new superhero film. The Guardians of the Galaxy toy line already hinted that we might be seeing a certain flying, red tin can making an appearance in the film. Now, Comicbook.com have received descriptions of some new toys for Captain America: The Winter Soldier that are potentially loaded with spoilers.
The toy descriptions themselves are not overtly detailed, however they do relate to certain scenes in the movie- so BEWARE.
If you would like to play detective, then scan your eyes over this description of 'the Diamond Select Release of Marvel Minimates Series 55 Captain America':
The Winter Soldier Assortment. The Captain America: The Winter Soldier Minimates include four different 2-packs: Stealth Uniform Captain America vs. Crossbones, Final Battle Captain America vs. Winter Soldier, Black Widow vs. Agent Sitwell and Falcon vs. Batroc. Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall, with 14 points of articulation and a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. The Captain America: The Winter Soldier Minimates will be available exclusively at comic shops and are designed and sculpted by Art Asylum.
The toy pairings often represent potential fight scenes in the film so--wait, what? Did that just say "Batroc"? As in Batroc the Leaper, the kickboxing French mercenary and one of Cap's regular adversaries? How many villains are going to be in this movie? Granted, simply appearing in the toy line doesn't guarantee the villain will appear in the film, but it's still a fairly random character to include if he's not making an appearance.
So what do you think? Will we be seeing Batroc, or is the Winter Soldier all we'll get?