Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
Chris Evans, star of Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated film event, Captain America: The First Avenger, visited the NYSE. In honor of the occasion, Chris Evans, along with Marvel Entertainment executives, rang The Opening BellSM.
The highly-anticipated Captain America: The First Avenger hits theatres nationwide on July 22nd.
About Captain America: The First Avenger
Captain America: The First Avenger, directed by Joe Johnston, will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving). One of a continuing slate of films being produced by Marvel Studios based on the Marvel characters, Captain America: The First Avenger joins Thor which was released on May 6, 2011 and Marvel’s The Avengers which is coming to theaters on May 4, 2012. Captain America: The First Avenger will be distributed by Paramount Pictures.
About Marvel Entertainment, LLC
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.