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Thanos most challenging foe Avengers ever faced, says Chris Evans

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

is excited to see finally embody the character of Thanos, a supervillain who has been teased for long by Marvel, in the "Avengers: War".

first appeared in the mid-credits scene of "The Avengers" six years ago and since then the Mad Titan has been lurking in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has been spotted in films such as "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron".

Fans, who were eager to see the squaring off against Thanos, will be excited to see the character finally make his full-fledged MCU debut in the "War", and Evans, who plays MCU veteran America, said he will finally come out as the person they have dreaded for long.

"is the most challenging foe the have ever faced. The most powerful entity in the universe. So America knows that we need everybody working as a team, and it's been all driving towards this. That's the best thing about Marvel," Evans said in a statement.

"Every single movie has set the chessboard up for this really tense standoff. And it's exciting to finally see step on set as and see him become the character that we've been hearing about for so long," he added.

Evans, who had recently hinted that he is stepping away from the epic franchise after "4", said he has so many "good memories" after working with the likes of Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, and others in their close to 10-year-long journey.

"It's powerful being on set with these people that you've been on almost a ten-year journey with. So many good memories. We get along so well; there's no bad apple. It's unbelievable that it's worked out this way. I couldn't imagine a better group of people to be sharing this ride with," Evans said.

"Avengers: War", which also stars Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olson, Chadwick Boseman, Sebastian Stan, Don Cheadle, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Pom Klementieff, Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, Sean Gunn, among others, will hit theatres worldwide on April 27.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 15:15 IST