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New Captain America: Civil War trailer shows how it all began

Captain America: Civil War (opens in new tab) is only a few weeks away from release, and you can expect the Marvel marketing machine to be going full throttle for the rest of the month. Although there's no new footage to speak of in the latest trailer, it does a solid job of illustrating how big moments in Iron Man and Cap's relationship has helped to set the stage for their coming conflict. Check it out below...

What's interesting about Captain America and Iron Man's individual arcs in the MCU is that each hero is now where the other began. Steve Rogers had been loyal to the US but the revelations in Captain America: The Winter Soldier have made him distrustful, while Tony Stark - who has flippantly refused to co-operate with the government in the past - will be fully behind them in Civil War.

There's a lot of layered storytelling you can weave from that, and everything we've seen and heard from Civil War thus far indicates that that's exactly what we're going to get. Thankfully, the wait is almost over...

Directed by Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, and starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chadwick Boseman, Tom Holland, Anthony Mackie, and Sebastian Stan, Captain America: Civil War opens in UK cinemas on April 29, 2016 and May 6, 2016 in the US.

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Amon is a contributing editor and columnist for Empire magazine, but is also a Film and TV writer for GamesRadar+, Total Film, and others. He has also written for NME, Composer Mag, and more, along with being a film critic for TalkSport. He is also the co-host of the Fade to Black Podcast, and a video mashup creator. Can also do a pretty good Bane impersonation.