• 14-MAR-2014

  • SOURCE: General Motors - Global

Black on Black Chevy Corvette Stingray Stars in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

Captain America Red Carpet Movie Premiere
March 2014, Hollywood CA: Auto buffs and action film fans are primed for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" - the highly anticipated action film which stars Scarlett Johansson in the guise of "The Black Widow" behind the wheel of her namesake Corvette Stingray. The film opens in U.S.theaters on Friday, April 4.

At the World Premiere in Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre, Chris Evans, who stars as the character of Captain America - arrived in a 2015 Chevy Tahoe while Scarlett Johansson arrived in a Chevrolet Volt.

Also on the red carpet to celebrate the latest film interpretation of the Marvel Comics "Captain America" series were co-stars Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Emily Van Camp, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Maximiliano Hernandez, Georges St-Pierre and Callan Mulvey.

Additional stars on the red carpet included: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jaimie Alexander, Fiona Bell, Jeff Bell, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Brett Dalton, Karen Gillan, Clare Grant, Seth Green, Clark Gregg, James Gunn, Chin Han, Elizabeth Henstridge, Zachary Abel, Emile Hirsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Joe Johnston, Claudia Kim, Paul Rudd, Neal McDonough, Jeremy Renner, Michael Rooker, Ray Stevenson, Nick Swardson, Alan Taylor, Titus Welliver, Ming-Na Wen, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon, Edgar Wright, Bernard White, Jackie Katzman, and Kevin Tancharoen.

Black Widow Bows at Chicago Auto Show: The 2014 Black Widow Corvette Stingray was recently displayed at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show - where it garnered acclaim from car fans and the automotive news media.

GM Vehicles in New Captain America Film: Chris Evans, who plays the lead role of Captain America, is seen in the Black Widow Corvette Stingray with Johansson, and also drives a Blue Metallic Silverado 1500 in the film.

Anthony Mackie, who assumes the role "Sam Wilson aka The Falcon" is seen in the film driving a 2014 Impala 2LT Sedan.

GM Cars in the Movies: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac have produced some of the toughest, fastest, most stylish and most cutting-edge American-made vehicles to have appeared in films. From classics including American Graffiti (1973) and Rain Man (1988) to modern action movies such as the TRANSFORMERS franchise (2007, 2009, and 2011) and The Matrix Reloaded (2003), General Motors vehicles have been scene stealers in some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters.

Among the most memorable films which starred GM cars include Smokey & The Bandit (1977 Pontiac Trans Am), Ghostbusters (1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance), Demolition Man (1991 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept, 1992 GM Ultralite and GM Lean Machine, 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442) among many others.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier - Film Plot: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off assailants sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.