What Important Captain America Scene Was Cut From The Avengers?

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Captain America: The First Avenger, the Movie. Photo: Paramount Pictures

The most poignant part of Captain America was probably its ending, where Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) finally make plans for a romantic first date ... and then Rogers is frozen for decades, missing his chance at romance. According to Joss Whedon, though, he almost included a resolution between the two in The Avengers. "One of the best scenes that I wrote was the beautiful and poignant scene between Steve and Peggy that takes place in the present," Whedon told the New York Times this week. "And I was the one who was like, Guys, we need to lose this. It was killing the rhythm of the thing ... I really do feel a sense of loss about what’s happening in our culture, loss of the idea of community, loss of health care and welfare and all sorts of things. I was spending a lot of time having him say it, and then I cut that." Well, at least there's more room now for that secret scene ...