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The Red Skull Speaks in latest CAPTAIN AMERICA tv spot!

Published at: June 9, 2011, 4:31 p.m. CST by AICNStaff

Hey folks, Harry here...  if you've been wondering about Hugo Weaving's vocals as THE RED SKULL in Joe Johnston's upcoming CAPTAIN AMERICA movie...  well...   we had heard that he was modeling the voice after Werner Herzog's German accent - and I think it's a tad more gravely than Werner - but I like what little I hear in this new TV SPOT - check it out a bunch, like I just did...

 

 

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  • June 9, 2011, 4:32 p.m. CST

    Post 0

    by HEADGEEK

    Hear the Red Skull speak in latest Captain America spot!

  • June 9, 2011, 4:33 p.m. CST

    CANT...WAIT.

    by Nick

  • June 9, 2011, 4:34 p.m. CST

    I hope the masses show up for this movie.

    by The Krypton Kid

  • June 9, 2011, 4:35 p.m. CST

    What do you mean RIP Norm Macdonald?

    by Joe

    He died?

  • June 9, 2011, 4:38 p.m. CST

    What do you mean RIP Norm Macdonald?

    by Joe

    He died?

  • zero flash in showing the Skull

  • June 9, 2011, 4:38 p.m. CST

    Looks great!

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

  • June 9, 2011, 4:39 p.m. CST

    We can only hope

    by Han Cholo

    Not funny.... like ever!!!

  • June 9, 2011, 4:40 p.m. CST

    I wonder if anyone outside the US is actually going to like this

    by golden tribw

  • June 9, 2011, 4:41 p.m. CST

    Or for that matter if Americans would accept it as CAPTAIN MEXICO

    by golden tribw

    My gut says no.

  • June 9, 2011, 4:42 p.m. CST

    Werner Herzog?

    by DementedCaver

    Patterning the voice after Herzog is just too funny. The voice of Herzog is now the pattern for the epitome of evil incarnate. Muh hah hah hah

  • June 9, 2011, 4:43 p.m. CST

    BRING ON THE AVENGERS!!!

    by CHRISTIAN_BALE_TRASHED_MY_LIGHTS

  • June 9, 2011, 4:47 p.m. CST

    It will be a great day when I come to the talkback and read:

    by Michael_Jacksons_Ghost

    RIP - cocknasty_buttstank

  • June 9, 2011, 4:48 p.m. CST

    RIP cocknasty_buttstank

    by spidercoz

    a douche among douches he will be missed

  • June 9, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    "I would pay money to see a Captain Mexico movie!"

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    NACHO LIBRE

  • June 9, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    wow

    by spidercoz

    couldn't have timed that better if I tried mj's ghost, you're welcome

  • June 9, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    I heard that....

    by Michael_Jacksons_Ghost

    cocknasty_buttstank OD'd on his own butt stank. What a waste......

  • June 9, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    Captain Mexico - With Danny Trejo.

    by cookylamoo

    I'm in.

  • June 9, 2011, 4:51 p.m. CST

    Can barely tell Red Skull speaks in this ad

    by daggor

    if I wasn't told to watch/listen for it, I would not have noticed.

  • June 9, 2011, 4:54 p.m. CST

    cookylamoo they did that already and it kicked ass

    by golden tribw

    MACHETE was a damn good time

  • June 9, 2011, 5:07 p.m. CST

    To everybody saying this has a narrow audience--

    by christonomist

    You do know this had been a comic book before, right? For a pretty long time--done pretty okay, too.

  • June 9, 2011, 5:09 p.m. CST

    Captain Central America

    by Snookeroo

    When Captain Central America throws his mighty sombrero The drug cartels all walk the straight and narrow Sandinistas get a blast of a sandal up the ass Just don't drink the water ($50 for my daughter) When Captain Central America throws his mighty sombrero

  • June 9, 2011, 5:13 p.m. CST

    That was funny spidercoz!

    by Michael_Jacksons_Ghost

  • June 9, 2011, 5:14 p.m. CST

    I think Herzog has a friendly voice

    by rev_skarekroe

    I guess it's just because he seems like your pal if you watch enough of his documentaries and commentary tracks.

  • June 9, 2011, 5:16 p.m. CST

    Gotta be honest

    by Cruizer Dave

    I'm not loving this. I'll give it a try, but I don't know where the safe money is on this one.

  • June 9, 2011, 5:17 p.m. CST

    In a World where the Grass Really is Greener on the Other Side...

    by conspiracy

    one man and his leaf blower stood apart; Captain Mexico. Tell me that doesn't have "HIT" written all over it!

  • June 9, 2011, 5:22 p.m. CST

    Saw the trailer on the front of XMEN

    by DigitalBeachWar

    When he is skinny looks like a floating head above a body. The more I see the more I dislike.

  • June 9, 2011, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Not an exciting ad. They need to up their game.

    by JuanSanchez

  • June 9, 2011, 5:28 p.m. CST

    Myself though...I'm waiting for "Wonder Slav"

    by conspiracy

    The world really needs a Slavic female Super Hero.

  • June 9, 2011, 5:37 p.m. CST

    The voice over

    by professor murder

    sounds like he should be explaining McDonalds dollar menu, not doing a blockbuster trailer.

  • June 9, 2011, 6:05 p.m. CST

    In a world where democracy is OUT OF CONTROL!

    by GroolDemon

    Only COMRADE RUSSIAN can save the day.

  • June 9, 2011, 6:08 p.m. CST

    harry knowles

    by shawn_h

    and Mr. Buttcheese are the same person

  • June 9, 2011, 6:08 p.m. CST

    In a world with NO HONOR!

    by GroolDemon

    Japanese Sensei will GUIDE THEM!

  • June 9, 2011, 6:10 p.m. CST

    In a world full of GULLIBLE CHILDREN...

    by GroolDemon

    Catholic Priest WILL RAPE THEM! Okay... I admit, that one was awful... That's all folks! (QUEUE Looney Tunes music)

  • June 9, 2011, 6:10 p.m. CST

    Norm McDonald rip

    by DocDowns

    You are a fucking idiot. Is that supposed to be funny or witty? You failed at both you moron!

  • June 9, 2011, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Captain Brazil

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    A hot chick who disarms men with her boobies.

  • June 9, 2011, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Mexico Needs a Captain...

    by Gary Cochran

    That shithole of a country has become a lawless state of drug cartels. They need a dude like Captain America to straighten out their shit, even the police and army fear the gangs.

  • June 9, 2011, 6:18 p.m. CST

    We have the technology...

    by GroolDemon

    To build him stronger, faster, and better... The SIX MILLION PESO man! Oh wait... that only gives us $500,000 dollars to work with? Fuck. Tell the scientists and doctors to go home. We can't afford this shit. Didn't you hear me? GET THAT CADAVER OUT OF HERE!!!

  • June 9, 2011, 6:20 p.m. CST

    In all seriousness...this is the weakest Capt. spot...

    by conspiracy

    And honestly...this Skull dialog has diminished him...he sounds neither menacing nor overly Germanic. The Skull should sound like Hitler made him huff Zyklon B daily.

  • June 9, 2011, 6:22 p.m. CST

    Of course...

    by GroolDemon

    That is all in jest. The Mexican Drug War really has gotten out of control. Four years and 40,000+ lives later, I've never seen brutality like what some of these gangs and cartels can do. They make Al-Qaeda look like amateurs. You want beheadings? How about dancing at your favorite club to have a bunch of mix match body parts thrown through the front door just to make a point? Yeah, it is that bad...

  • June 9, 2011, 6:25 p.m. CST

    has_snyder_been_fired...

    by Snookeroo

    Not one of my better attempts. Oh, for an edit button. On the up side, the Captain America trailers are looking better and better. Looking forward to that one - a lot!

  • June 9, 2011, 6:31 p.m. CST

    grooldemon

    by DrMorbius

    FYI . . . that should read . . . CUE Looney Tunes music. Don't shoot me, I'm only the piano player . . .

  • June 9, 2011, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Still 100% Nazi-free! Thanks Disney/Marvel!

    by Quake II

    I would HATE to have Nazis in a World War 2 Captain America movie. That might offend people if they see that horrible swastica on uniforms or a flag. Let's revise history and pretend we fought some bullshit sci-fi organization named "Hydra" that has an evil squid as their symbol. I WAS really looking forward to this movie until I did some internet searching and found out EVERY vehicle and uniform has a Hydra logo and NOT a German cross or swastica. Fuck this politically correct Disney film. I hope it BOMBS hard. X-Men:First Class for the win. And please save your breath with the "But Hydra is an offshoot of the Nazis and The Red Skull was an SS agent etc." I read that the movie references and briefly shows Nazis but quickly switches over to Hydra to sell action figures and keep the scary symbols to a minimum.

  • June 9, 2011, 6:53 p.m. CST

    I guess the suit has a bra built in.

    by claxdog

  • June 9, 2011, 6:56 p.m. CST

    Flying sparks from the text look a bit...TV-ish?

    by wierdo27

    For all the comic book movies that are finally being made today, I think they missed their proper decade in terms of movie logos. Too bad we can't get just that part of the 80's back.

  • June 9, 2011, 7:13 p.m. CST

    Quit with the fake obits cocknasty asshole

    by alienindisguise

  • June 9, 2011, 7:20 p.m. CST

    "Nothing...I'm just a kid from Brooklyn." is better than saying...

    by Thanos0145

    "I KNOW...RIGHT!" Red Skull not wearing a NAZI uniform is a copout by Marvel Studios.

  • June 9, 2011, 7:32 p.m. CST

    quake ii you fucking idiot

    by happyboy

  • June 9, 2011, 7:35 p.m. CST

    Agree Thanos about nazi uniform cop out

    by leo54304

    After all NBC mini series "holocaust" didn't back away from having SS officers in their uniforms. Hollywood has had war films for decades showing nazi's in their uniforms. I mean showing nazi's in uniforms is going to piss off which audience? Maybe the 70+ age group in Brazil, Argentina and any other retirement nation of ratzi survivors.

  • June 9, 2011, 7:36 p.m. CST

    Action looks like physics/gravity are unrealistic.

    by riskebiz

    Remember X3 where Beast jumps around like he was definitely on wires? Where gravity and physics mattered not a whit to Ratner? Well...Cap jumping around in this does not make me rest easy. It looks exactly like wire work and not seemless wirework at that. I don't find what I see here to be believable work. That jumping the fence or when he jumps up to grab that chain...physics aren't at work here. Gravity is still at play, but not in those scenes. I hope I am wrong.

  • June 9, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST

    Happy boy, you were saying????

    by Quake II

    You throw an insult my way and then...nothing. So you're a Disney apologist I take it? You like your World War 2 movies Nazi-free? Cool. Raiders Of The Lost Ark would have been so much better if Indy was fighting Hydra. Your mom's calling you. Dinner's ready. It's corndog night! Your favorite :-D

  • Cool, you get to hear Captain America speak too, I'm glad they decided to not go with the over-modulated, growling, monster, sexy, roar bad-ass voice that certain superheros/watchful protectors seem to "suffer" from, and instead went with the smarmy sarcastic one-liner jokey whiney Ryan-Reynolds-trying-to-be-hard-with-a-cute-wittle-smile voice, I feel this is a more realistic approach to comic book characters and gives a fresh spin on what's quickly become an oversaturated bloated low quality genre of film. Hugo Weaving also appears to have really found the spirit of his own character, and by offering us an non-threatening, gentle, generic bad guy, we as the audience can feel that maybe this "horrible" situation could happen to us. It seems as though Hugo has really tapped into the "Heath Ledger spirit" here with the attention to voice-work, and I think the results will really show in the product. I'm excited for the waves this film will bring to the the rich and colorful world of comic book movies.

  • June 9, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    What's up with the oversized video imbed?

    by aleph_null

    Is this site really that incompetent? What a fucking joke

  • June 9, 2011, 8:26 p.m. CST

    spell checker be damned

    by Anthony Torchia

    gravely - somberly gravelly - rough sounding take your pick, kids

  • June 9, 2011, 8:27 p.m. CST

    Looks true to form

    by Ganzeric

    I think they did a good job bringing the skull to life. For some reason he was one of the comic villains that always scared me when I was young. http://dailybullseye.com for daily new release information in movies, music, books, video games and more!

  • June 9, 2011, 8:59 p.m. CST

    and besides, it just looks like a lot of fun

    by Citizin_insane

  • June 9, 2011, 9:03 p.m. CST

    citizin_insane

    by Continentalop

    Question: does it help that it is about a time in America's history where, without a doubt, we were the good guys? Curious how people outside of the US will think of this movie and if that helps their opinion of it.

  • June 9, 2011, 9:05 p.m. CST

    Red Skull not in Nazi gear

    by Continentalop

    I think they are taking elements from a Roger Stern story where Baron Strucker set up Hydra during the war, and from a Captain Savage & his Leatherneck Raiders where they encountered a proto-Hydra during WWII. If that is the case I can understand why Red Skull isn't in Nazi regalia, he is already setting up for when Nazi Germany falls. However, if he NEVER is in the uniform during the movie, and they don't have any SS or Nazi uniforms, fuck that. Cap not punching a Nazi is just wrong on so many levels.

  • June 9, 2011, 9:07 p.m. CST

    I hate to say it

    by Continentalop

    But more and more this is looking to be decent. Still sick of superhero movies though. We need more westerns and crime films.

  • June 9, 2011, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Too much humor...

    by codecrackx15

    ... it seems too campy and the suit still sux.

  • June 9, 2011, 10:04 p.m. CST

    Is this the Captiam Planet talkback?

    by TheNipplesofGodReturns

  • June 9, 2011, 10:09 p.m. CST

    Captain Aztec made appearance in Marvel Zombies

    by iceman199

    Alternate reality version. Kinda like Captain Mexico.

  • June 9, 2011, 10:13 p.m. CST

    Looks great to me

    by brobdingnag

    but can we get a few more collectivist bitches getting sand in their pussy about what the rest of the world will think of this?

  • June 9, 2011, 10:19 p.m. CST

    Don't know why people hate on the HYDRA gear.

    by whatevillurks

    The comics have such craziness as giant nazi sleeper robots, nazi anti-gravity tech, and nazi POW-Zombie infiltrators. This captures the feel of the comics perfectly.

  • June 9, 2011, 10:54 p.m. CST

    Capitan Mexico - El Santo.

    by pelos_locos

  • June 9, 2011, 11:24 p.m. CST

    this looks better and better each time...

    by yeah i'm a jerk!

    and it looked amazing to begin with! I can't wait for this one! My most anticipated movie of the summer! Maybe ever?

  • June 9, 2011, 11:28 p.m. CST

    It looks good.

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    In another world where the market wasn't oversaturated with comic book movies, it might even look exciting. I don't know. I might be getting a little burned out on these movies.

  • June 9, 2011, 11:33 p.m. CST

    Did anyone else skip to the Red Skull?

    by Orionsangels

    I no longer have the patience to watch anything. I just wanna get to the point! Ad before a viral clip? No thanks. I leave the page!

  • June 9, 2011, 11:43 p.m. CST

    Captain Aztlan

    by Darth_Inedible

    Sr. Aztlan would of course be played by white Spaniard Javier Bardem.

  • June 10, 2011, 12:50 a.m. CST

    Captain Greece

    by KilliK

    too bankrupt to even pay for his own suit and shield. HA.

  • June 10, 2011, 2:20 a.m. CST

    Geez I hope there's no hard rock soundtrack in this movie

    by peopleintrees

    All the footage i'm seeing is very promising, but whats up with the rock music??

  • June 10, 2011, 2:47 a.m. CST

    PLEASE be good.

    by MoffatBabies

    Please.

  • June 10, 2011, 2:48 a.m. CST

    peopleintrees

    by MoffatBabies

    With you on that. Sounded like warmed over 90s crap with a side of Limp Biizzzcut.

  • June 10, 2011, 3:08 a.m. CST

    Burnout is definitely understandable

    by CT1

    Even Harry, who was so eager before, seems to be experiencing it's effects.. nary a single exclamation point to be found. Fortunately or unfortunately, based upon your viewpoint, I feel we are nearing the end of the comic book film era.. These once honorable forms of entertainment have been essentially mined and stripped down to the skeleton, catalogues of characters and secondary peripheral characters whored out and milked for everything they had to offer to the studio gods. The Avengers film will be the last of the schlock ones, one last dying gasp of a decade of generic crap sprinkled here and there with greatness, making a sort of beautiful blend.. and if The Dark Knight Rises is as "successful" as it's sibling, it will be a dignified noble closing on a somewhat mediocre chapter of film history that produced a few flashes of true artistry.

  • June 10, 2011, 6:13 a.m. CST

    It better not burnout.....I need to see Black Panther.

    by whatevillurks

  • June 10, 2011, 7 a.m. CST

    What makes you so special?

    by Arafel

  • June 10, 2011, 7:05 a.m. CST

    yeah right

    by Chadley BeBay

    fuck this movie ill pass

  • June 10, 2011, 8:39 a.m. CST

    The physics...

    by IceMonkey

    in the scfi/fi, fantasy, adventure movie don't seem right. Now I'll never believe that you can be injected with super serum and become a one man army. My hopes are dashed!

  • June 10, 2011, 9:02 a.m. CST

    What makes you so special?

    by The_Dark_Shite

    What makes YOU so special? <p> I asked you first. <p> I asked you first. <p> Stop copying every word I say. <p> Stop copying every word I say. <p> I know you are are, but what am I? <p>

  • A+ on his forehead because this is flick is "smart" movie making! LOL --I'm looking forward to it.

  • June 10, 2011, 10:03 a.m. CST

    You guys really should stop bitching about Nazi uniforms

    by Huey_Freemans_afro

    Don't you understand that HYDRA considers itself bigger than the Nazi movement?

  • June 10, 2011, 10:06 a.m. CST

    Seriously, a big conspicuous swastika isn't that damn necessary.

    by Huey_Freemans_afro

  • June 10, 2011, 10:08 a.m. CST

    Plus, apparently you can't depict a swastika on screen in Germany.

    by Huey_Freemans_afro

    So they wouldn't be able to open the movie there. Maybe other countries have a similar law as well. (If only America were half as self-conscious about it's mistakes...)

  • June 10, 2011, 10:09 a.m. CST

    Neverf drink and talkback

    by JDanielP

    LOL

  • June 10, 2011, 10:20 a.m. CST

    I WANT TO DO THIS TO CAPTAIN AMERICA

    by BSB

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_czxTedXpc&feature=player_detailpage#t=23s

  • June 10, 2011, 11:36 a.m. CST

    Well, I'm British and I'm dying to see this.

    by Mr Nicholas

  • June 10, 2011, 12:03 p.m. CST

    cocknasty_buttstank you fucker!

    by gunnarcannibal

    Good one.

  • June 10, 2011, 12:12 p.m. CST

    We already had Captain Mexico....Zorro!

    by Mandolorian

  • June 10, 2011, 12:42 p.m. CST

    "Of course it was Brooklyn Heights, so that['s kind of special".

    by cookylamoo

  • Because let's face it, the charactyer fought Nazi Germany in hundreds of issues of comics. And Hydra was an organization created much later in the Captain America run (I believe). I don't care if there are no Nazi in a hundred other films, but this is a WORLD WAR 2 movie that takes place in Europe. And the reasoning behind putting Hydra front and center is purely an executive decision, NOT creative. That's my problem with it. The need to sell action figures and appeal to Disney shareholders is trumping common sense. I would have loved them to take the Hellboy route and have Hydra as an offshoot of the Nazis but have both parties present throughout the film. A make believe organization just cheapens the film and takes it into GI Joe territory, and I HATED that film with a passion. The Hydra costume designs and motorcycles I've seen so far look absurd. Really dumb. Like movie Green Goblin bad. And to put Hydra logos on German equipment is just lame and silly.

  • June 10, 2011, 1:41 p.m. CST

    "charactyer" Love the lack of an edit button.

    by Quake II

    One more thing....I'll be seeing Captain America and hoping for the best. All silly Hydra soldiers aside, I look forward to seeing some World War 2 action and equipment on screen again. I miss the late 90's-early 2000's when Hollywood had several war movies come out every year. I noticed on some stills that Cap is standing in front of a couple German Sdfkz 222 armored cars. Although I'm sure they have goofy octopuss Hydra logos I would still buy the toy for my son as those are badass vehicles even with the German cross removed (do a google search).

  • June 10, 2011, 1:50 p.m. CST

    All Captian's Squad

    by TheAtomicCow

    would be an awesome movie. Best episode of Super Hero Squad ever! The Captain Brazil comment was not to far off of that.

  • June 10, 2011, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Captain Mexico = Zorro

    by fanboy71

    And Zorro did well at the box office. I for one, can't wait for this film. And The Avengers next summer. It's a pretty good time to be a comic book movie fan.

  • June 10, 2011, 2 p.m. CST

    mandolorian, Zorr isn't from Mexico

    by Continentalop

    He's from El Pueblo de la Reina de los Ángeles, in California.

  • June 10, 2011, 2:01 p.m. CST

    Zorr? I meant Zorro.

    by Continentalop

    F'ing typos.

  • Classic Steve Rogers/Cap... This is going to be GOOD!

  • June 10, 2011, 2:59 p.m. CST

    I like how you can see the faces of the regular HYDRA troopers.

    by whatevillurks

  • June 10, 2011, 6:22 p.m. CST

    Re dead norm

    by DocDowns

    You have got to be the most retarded asshole to ever post on this site cocknasty. I'm sorry I don't think about celebrities 24/7 but I have a life. I don't think you have to worry about norm, I don't think he's gay so you can just worry about your sorry self. Go find yourself another boyfriend, loser!

  • June 10, 2011, 7:40 p.m. CST

    WTF is up with these phony obituaries on here lately?

    by Triple_J_72

    First it was Alan Thicke, now Norm MacDonald? Cut it out.

  • June 10, 2011, 8:26 p.m. CST

    "A kid from Brooklyn" beats the HELL out of . . .

    by Movietool

    Do you think this "A" stands for "France?

  • June 11, 2011, 8:46 a.m. CST

    Yeah, well I'm just a bellboy from Dusseldorf

    by cookylamoo

  • June 11, 2011, 8:52 a.m. CST

    I hope they include the Red Skull's origin.

    by cookylamoo

    That he was some nobody in a hotel where Hitler was staying, and that Hitler sensed his hatred for all mankind and became his mentor. The implication is that anybody who hates can become a Nazi. Brilliant, Stan (and Jack)