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With the other two big superhero movies of the year,
Thor
and Green Lantern, already trailered-up and generating buzz, you might have expected that the third big summer superhero movie, Captain America: The First Avenger, to have already dropped at least a limited trailer by now. Unfortunately, the trailer many of you are waiting for has been delayed.

Creative director/marketing man Gregory Littley announced that the Captain America trailer is being delayed because the, “[f]ootage isn’t ‘amazing.’” This can mean one of two things. The nightmare scenario, at least for Marvel, is that the film is actually seriously bad, and it shows through the trailer. Thor, if nothing else, seems to be embracing some of the more gonzo Walt Simonson stuff, which means there’s some epic scope to be had. From the supposed tone/direction of Captain America, it may not even have the crazy factor helping it.

What I think is more likely is that the effects work may not be at 100%. Bad trailer effects work is common, and even Green Lantern suffered from that, so it’s possible that Marvel is just making sure that it’s pristine. What do you guys think? Is there…

With the other two big superhero movies of the year, Thorand Green Lantern, already trailered-up and generating buzz, you might have expected that the third big summer superhero movie, Captain America: The First Avenger, to have already dropped at least a limited trailer by now. Unfortunately, the trailer many of you are waiting for has been delayed.

Creative director/marketing man Gregory Littley announced that the Captain America trailer is being delayed because the, “[f]ootage isn’t ‘amazing.’” This can mean one of two things. The nightmare scenario, at least for Marvel, is that the film is actually seriously bad, and it shows through the trailer. Thor, if nothing else, seems to be embracing some of the more gonzo Walt Simonson stuff, which means there’s some epic scope to be had. From the supposed tone/direction of Captain America, it may not even have the crazy factor helping it.

What I think is more likely is that the effects work may not be at 100%. Bad trailer effects work is common, and even Green Lantern suffered from that, so it’s possible that Marvel is just making sure that it’s pristine. What do you guys think? Is there trouble ahead, or does it just need to sit and render for an extra few weeks?

[Via Movieweb]