“You never say never,” was Chris Evans’ response to colleague Scarlett Johansson when she asked if he’d consider returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But his feelings are actually a lot deeper than that.
Joe and Anthony Russo, directors of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, couldn’t show up to Hall H of San Diego Comic-Con two months after the release of their movie and not do something big. And that’s exactly what they did.
Captain America wasn’t exactly on the sidelines in Avengers: Infinity War, but for a character of his importance, he certainly played a smaller role. According to Infinity War and Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, this was done on purpose.