Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson film ‘Captain America’ on the Mall

May 15, 2013

(From the original “The Avengers”; photo by Zade Rosenthal /Disney/Marvel)

Chris Evans wore a pecs-hugging tee and did pushups between takes. Scarlett Johansson was turned out in her full Black Widow costume and drove around in a sports car. If you weren’t able to get down to the Mall to see “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” as it filmed near the Air & Space Museum and the Capitol on Tuesday, all the local TV news teams went down to check it out and capture the mechanisms of Hollywood filmmaking in all its riveting/tedious glory. Plus — look, it’s Anthony Mackie! Production will continue at scattered sites around D.C. through Thursday.

Earlier: ‘Captain America’ shoot scheduled for Teddy Roosevelt Bridge Sunday, 5/2/13

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