The third installment of the Captain America films is adapting the [Marvel: Civil War](tag:2346746) story line therefore we should expect to see a lot of characters appear in the film. Of course it won't be like the two Avengers films where everyone gets a lot of screen time since it is just Captain America 3 and not Avengers 3, that being said this is a list of characters that are confirmed to appear, characters who will likely appear and characters that for sure won't appear. Please keep in mind this article will contain spoilers for [The Avengers: Age Of Ultron](tag:293035) so if you haven't seen the film and don't want to know anything then skip the part where I talk about a character that won't be making it into this film. With that being said lets begin.
Steve Rogers/Captain America
Um, yeah pretty damn obvious.
Tony Stark/Iron Man
With out Stark you can't do Civil War
Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
She is a great character and has a really good dynamic with Steve as seen in Winter Soldier and her past is going to be explained even further in Cap 3 so I'm glad that she is returning.
He was the best character in Cap 2 in my opinion and the fact that he is getting a more comic accurate outfit in this film makes me really happy.
I was surprised at how much Clint did in Age of Ultron he was one of the best characters in the film in my opinion so I'm glad were getting more of him in this film.
James Barnes/Winter Soldier
According to reports the biggest disagreement Steve and Tony will have in the movie will be over Winter Soldier and whether or not he is good or evil. It's really interesting for his character to be stuck in the middle between his former best friend and the son of Howard Stark whom was assassinated by Barnes when he was being brainwashed by HYDRA.
This is T'Challa's introduction to the MCU so I don't think he will play a huge role but he is in the middle between both sides meaning he may be on his own mission. To do what exactly? I have no clue but hopefully we see him kick some ass.
Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch
I liked Wanda in Age of Ultron, I found her and her brother Pietro aka Quicksilver to be relate-able because they have lost so much. That being said I doubt she will do too much in the film, she is so damn powerful that she could wipe the floor with any of her enemies. It's neat having her in the movie but she is just there as a supporting role similar to Agent 13 in Cap 2
Last seen being turned into charcoal, Rumlow will be back with a vengeance (especially against Falcon) by making Cap's life a living hell. Apparently he will be responsible for the government to step in and take action which is definitely something Crossbones would do no doubt. Can't wait to see him in the skull mask with two bones painted on his chest next year.
Helmut Zemo/Baron Zemo II
The main villain of the movie, Zemo has a long history with Cap so it only makes sense for him to be the next baddie Cap goes up against. My theory is that Zemo is the one behind the registration act and he is simply using Iron Man as a pawn in order to get what he really wants; absolute power, how shocking!
Characters that will likely appear:
Sharon Carter/Agent 13
It sucks Sharon didn't do to much in Cap 2 but since she is such a major Captain America character in the comics it would make perfect sense to bring her back in this one and now that she is working for the C.I.A she would likely side with the government like in the comics but eventually switch sides in the movie if my theory about Zemo is correct.
She now runs the new Avengers base in upstate New York with Fury, Selvig and Dr. Cho so at this point it's unclear what side she will choose but I think she will side with Steve because if you have seen Cap 2 then you know she is just like Steve and she doesn't trust the system anymore.
According to Samuel. L Jackson, he only has two more films on his contract before he is done. I think one of those films is Cap 3 because he would fit really well into to plot of the story. If he isn't in this film we know his last two movies are most likely going to be Avengers: Infinity War parts 1 and 2.
James Rhodes/War Machine
Now that he is an official member of the team he will obviously side with Stark if he appears. That being said, if he is in the film he won't be a big character like Scarlet Witch because he is more of an Iron Man character and this is Captain America's movie and if Tony Stark isn't the main character then there is no way Rhodey will be a main character either.
Just like War Machine, Vision is now an official member of The Avengers and he would side with the government with out a doubt. But he was the most powerful character in Age of Ultron seeing as how he was the one who destroyed Ultron, therefore it's clear he won't do too much in the film if he is in it, because he is just too overpowered so he could still be involved but I don't think he will have any action scenes seeing as how his foes would be obliterated if they face him.
If Spidey does appear he will have a very minor role seeing as how filming for this movie starts next week and they haven't cast an actor yet. He will be in the post credit sequence at best.
Characters that will NOT appear:
Thor heads back to Asgard at the end of Age of Ultron and we won't see him until Thor: Ragnarok which comes out November of 2017.
He flew a quinjet and it crashed into the ocean. Obviously he got out because he is set to appear in Avengers: Infinity War (part 1 anyway) but at this point he remains MIA.
Unfortunately it is Pietro who meets his demise in Age of Ultron after he sacrifices himself to save Clint's life. It's very disappointing because Joss Whedon confirmed that the character that dies in this film won't appear in any other Marvel film in the future so at this point we will never see the MCU's version of Quicksilver ever again.
Wolfgang von Strucker
Poor Strucker. He was the head of HYDRA and he is ultimately killed by Ultron. This was a bad decision in my opinion because he was built up as a good villain on Agents of SHIELD and he could have had a great dynamic with Zemo but I guess Marvel prefers Zemo over Strucker.
That does it for the list, if there are any characters you believe have a chance of appearing in the movie then comment down below. Thanks for reading!