AceShowbiz - %cSebastian Stan% responds to Zack Snyder's "Ant-Mant" diss in an interview with Collider. The "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" actor tells the site, "Yeah, I'm sitting here and I'm listening to you and I'm thinking, 'Do I want to fire some shots at DC right now, at Zack Snyder?' "
"I read some of those comments where he said something about Batman and Superman, I can't remember where I read that, somewhere… Something about, 'It's not going to be your flavor-of-the-week Ant-Man,' " he shares, "And I was like, 'Oh thanks, Zack. That's great. Way to do something original.' "
Sebastian explains, "But I would say we're still making something very original in our own way. I mean, the Russos are coming in and taking something people are used to and they're shaping it up and changing it in a very different way. They're not trying to mimic a better Christopher Nolan movie or something like that."
During the interview, Sebastian says fans will get to see his character Bucky Barnes a.k.a. The Winter Soldier more in "Captain America: Civil War". He says, "[The] character had, in my opinion, an introduction in The Winter Soldier - I mean, it was just sort of like a preview of the guy, which we get so much more of in Civil War. And I'm grateful for that."
"But to see that response to that was awesome because it just made me think, 'Wow, people really got behind the character,' and that's what you're hoping for, especially [laughs] given that I didn't really have any lines to say or anything. Which probably made it for the better to be honest," he adds.
Sebastian says of "Civil War", "They gave me a lot more dialogue, and I thought, 'Oh my god, it was so much better when I didn't have to say things!' The look of the Winter Soldier is a very specific look. There was something very specific in how the guy looked and behaved and I felt like the more I stepped back and I just kind of let that do the work, the better it was gonna be."
"In a situation like that, you're trying to guess where the guy's at in his mind, and that certainly continues in the Civil War movie. You're always trying to guess what side is he on or … because he can go both ways," he goes on, "That's me being really lucky with a character like that where you can kind of … I mean they could write something for him tomorrow where he could be the worst assassin, the worst terrible villain, killer, whatever, or he could be this guy who is endearing, who is trying to rebuild his life so there's a lot of places to go with the character and that's exciting."
Sebastian opens up how Captain America and Winter Soldier, who don't really have super powers, can stand up to some of the super-powered foes they'll be facing in "Civil War". "Yeah, it’s awesome, and I kind of like that [my character] doesn't really have super powers. He's got this metal arm and stuff, sort of the serum situation, but he's sort of just a dude," he shares.
"It's funny placing him next to the Scarlet Witch or something where she's got all the stuff- [waves his hand, imitating Wanda doing magic] I'm going, 'What is he going to do? He's just going to sort of block a lot of stuff with his metal arm.' But I think it's good, it's relatable," he continues, "He could die at any point."