In Memoriam: Chris Evans’s Smart-ass Persona


Chris Evans has made his name playing wisecracking sidekicks in flicks like The Fantastic Four, Not Another Teen Movie, and The Losers, which opens today. But a month ago, Evans beat out every young actor in Hollywood who looks just like him to secure the title role in The First Avenger: Captain America, a new superhero franchise. Captain America, unlike, say, Iron Man, is a serious superhero: Evans's days of providing the rim shot, the punch line, the comic relief are coming to an end. To honor his fine work as the beefcake that the real leading man could turn to when he needed a ba-dum-dum-ching, we present this video of Evans's best quips.