David Harbour Says Captain America Could Totally Beat Red Guardian in a Fight

by Jeremy Spirogis
David Harbour looking at the camera to the side

David Harbour followers have been each excited and apprehensive to listen to that he’ll be taking part in superhero Red Guardian within the upcoming Black Widow film. They’re apprehensive as a result of they worry this implies he received’t be returning to Stranger Things. On the opposite hand, they’re excited as a result of who might probably be a more sensible choice to play a superhero who might in all probability stand to hit the gymnasium a little bit extra typically?

But though Red Guardian is proven within the trailer for the upcoming movie struggling to suit into his swimsuit, Harbour doesn’t appear one bit apprehensive concerning the health of his character. Maybe it’s as a result of he’s absorbed a few of Red Guardian’s bravado, however Harbour is fairly certain he might tackle Captain America and win. 

Red Guardian and Captain America – two of a sort

David Harbour looking at the camera to the side
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Superficially, the 2 superheroes appear to be they’re from totally different worlds. After all, they’re from totally different international locations, with Red Guardian hailing from Russia throughout an period that pitted that nation towards America, with loads of animosity on either side. But if you scratch the floor, the 2 males have lots in frequent. 

Like Captain America, Red Guardian is an ultra-elite soldier who was educated by his authorities. Red Guardian even wears a dressing up modeled after the flag of his nation, so he wears a pink swimsuit with a Soviet star on the chest. He even has a protect that he makes use of in battle.

Even although Captain America isn’t within the new Black Widow film, the similarities between the 2 naturally draw comparisons. 

People wish to know which one would win

In a current Instagram story, Harbour was requested who he thought would win in a combat: Captain America or Red Guardian? It’s a logical query, given their similarities. But Harbour took the query to coronary heart, and he appeared to think about not how the 2 characters would fare, however how he and Chris Evans would stack up in a combat. 

First Harbour identified that neither of them is definitely one of many characters they play, and that a lot of the preventing with shields is completed by stunt doubles. That mentioned, he appeared to really feel fairly good about his odds.  “Do I think I could beat him a shield fight? I don’t know, he’s pretty strong,” Harbour mused. “I’m gonna say no, but I think I’m sneaky and I would give him a run for his shield money.”

Who is Red Guardian?

The latest addition to the MCU is extra than simply the Russian model of Captain America. He additionally appears to be associated to Black Widow. In the comedian e-book model of the story, his character was as soon as married to Black Widow, who thinks he’s been useless for years. But the brand new film appears to be approaching it a little bit in a different way. 

The trailer gives the look that Red Guardian is a father determine to Black Widow. He not solely seems like a father, together with his not-so-superhero-like dad bod, however he additionally refers to a gathering between him, Black Widow, and her sister Yelena as a household reunion. Is he Natasha’s organic dad, or did he serve a fatherly function in her intense coaching? 

Clearly Harbour’s character performs an necessary half within the upcoming Black Widow film. And though Captain America isn’t going to make an look on this movie – or some other one, in all probability – it’s solely pure that individuals would consider him after they see his Russian counterpart.

But evidently the one showdown that’s going to occur between Red Guardian and Captain America is in Harbour’s thoughts. That’s in all probability a very good factor for him as a result of a minimum of in his creativeness he can see himself successful. 

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