25 July 2011

Image of the Captain America: The First Avenger Surprise Cameo

Obviously, spoilers to follow. According to the Reuters review, there is going to be a surprise cameo in the Captain America movie by none other than...

Spoilers Below

The Comic-Con crowd will thrill to the inside jokes that only they get -- World War II Marvel characters like the Howlin' Commandos and the original Human Torch turn up -- but for most audiences, "Captain America" will feel like a movie they've already seen and didn't love all that much the first time.

Predating the Fantastic Four, the original Human Torch was a fiery android. Ironically, Chris Evans, the actor playing Captain America also played the other Human Torch, the non-android, in the Fantastic Four movies.

UPDATE: 25 July 2011

This wasn't exactly what I expected from the Reuters article, but nonetheless, the original android Human Torch did in fact appear in Captain America: The First Avenger. The android created by Phineas Horton was on display during the Worlds Fair scene near the beginning of the movie, though the torch never ignited.

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