First teaser poster for Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Marvel Studios is set to showcase two of its forthcoming sequels in Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier as part of its Hall H presentation at the San Diego Comic-Con next weekend, and to whet our appetites the studio has released the first ominous teaser poster for Steve Rogers’ second solo adventure….

Captain America: The Winter Soldier will pick-up where Marvel’s The Avengers left off, as Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and teams up with Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, to battle a powerful yet shadowy enemy in present-day Washington, D.C.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (Community) and stars Marvel veterans Chris Evans (Captain America), Sebastian Stan (The Winter Soldier), Scarlet Johansson (Black Widow), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill), Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter), Toby Jones (Arnim Zola), Maximiliano Hernandez (Agent Jasper Sitwell) and Jenny Agutter (World Security Council Member) alongside franchise newcomers Anthony Mackie (Pain & Gain), Robert Redford (All Is Lost), Frank Grillo (Zero Dark Thirty), Emily VanCamp (Revenge), George St-Pierre (Death Warrior), Chin Han (The Dark Knight), Bernard White (The Matrix Reloaded) and Alan Dale (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull). The film is set for release on April 4th, 2014.