Second to the biggest sports event in America, the Super Bowl is also the night when commercial advertising shines. Marvel and Sony Pictures took advantage of the colossal audience tonight during the pre-game event to air televised trailers for Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
The second Captain America installment finds its hero, played by Chris Evans, still getting used to modern life as a part of Nick Fury’s (Samuel L. Jackson) S.H.I.E.L.D. Taking place after his Avengers team survive an alien invasion of epic proportions, The Cap now finds himself up against an old friend and new enemy: The Winter Soldier.
And yet another superhero to make a splash on a Super Bowl ad spot is Spider-Man. In the new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the origin of Spidey’s newest nemesis Electro, played by Jamie Foxx. The clip also features yet another villain in Norman Osborn, who both team up for Peter Parker’s demise.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens April 4 and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens July 3. Watch both action-packed trailers here.