1 April 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Cinema Society and Gucci Guilty hosted a screening of Marvel Studios’ “Captain America: The Winter Solider,” at New York’s Tribeca Grand Hotel Monday. Though there are lots of nifty gadgets and large-scale battle scenes, the film hinges around one-on-one, hand-to-hand combat more than any other Marvel movie. And according to star Chris Evans, he and the cast were intent on making the fights feel grounded. One star in particular, Frank Grillo, who plays a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent determined to bring Captain America in, was eager to make the fights seem as real as possible.

“Anytime you do a fight scene with Frank Grillo, you are going home with bumps, and bruises and injuries,” said Evans. “It’s supposed to be movie fights. It’s supposed to be stunt fights. I would watch it happen. The stuntman would say, ‘Ok, let’s map it out. 50%, 50%!’”

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