Captain America: The Winter Soldier isn’t set to hit theaters for another two months, but that isn’t stopping Marvel from moving forward with a sequel. According to Variety, the studio is preparing for a Captain America 3 after the company received positive test screening reactions to The Winter Soldier from audiences. While the movie isn’t officially green lit yet, the site is also reporting that Winter Soldier directors Joe and Anthony Russo will be brought back to the franchise.
Real negotiations for the movie won’t begin until after the box office results for The Winter Soldier are available, but it is rumored that the Russo brothers are already putting an outline together of where the third movie’s plot can go. With positive word of mouth already building for Winter Soldier, it makes sense for Marvel to lock up the brothers for another movie before they become breakout directors on their own.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier will hit theaters on April 4.