Captain America Gets Back to Work in 'The Winter Soldier' Trailer

Watch Steve Rogers and the Black Widow enlist a new ally

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Marvel Studios unviled their trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier today, and one thing's certain — we're counting down the days until its April 4, 2014 release. Soldier finds Steve Rogers – that's Mr. America to you – living in Washington, D.C. after the cataclysmic events that concluded The Avengers. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Rogers (Chris Evans) and the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) enlist the help of the Falcon, a new ally played by Anthony Mackie. Captain America was first published as a comic book in 1941, and The Winter Soldier also features Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and current Men's Journal cover man Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce.

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In an interview earlier this month with Rolling Stone, Anthony Mackie said "we're kicking a lot of ass" in The Winter Soldier, and that it's "much better than anyone thought it would be." That's a win for the Comic-Con crowd, since the 2011 prequel featured "standard-issue" action according to Peter Travers. Still, Chris Evans makes a hell of an MVP, and the inclusion of Robert Redford – whose performance in J. C. Chandor's All is Lost has been called a stupendous tour de force – is a huge win for Stan Lee and Co.