Filming at Sea Launch
Captain America: The Winter SoldierSEA LAUNCH VESSELS FEATURED IN MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER
The Sea Launch Odyssey
Launch Platform and Sea Launch
vessels based in Long Beach, California were prominently featured in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The new blockbuster film from Marvel Studios was released nationwide on April 4, 2014.
Marvel’s designers & production crew creatively re-imagined the vessels into a singular set that combined attributes from both vessels to craft The Lemurian Star. The Lemurian Star serves as the heart-pounding backdrop for the thrilling opening sequence in the film where Captain America leads fellow Avenger Black Widow and his select team of S.H.I.E.L.D. Strike Agents onto the vessel to rescue captured S.H.I.E.L.D. agents from French mercenary Batroc.
Approximately 25 Sea Launch and Energia Logistics US employees supported the 1 week shooting schedule including:
Trained 700 people for access to secure Home Port facility
Coordinated access to foreign flagged vessel
12 hour operations for 3+ weeks
Staged and maintained security for 24 trailers and tents
Coordination between Russia, Ukraine, flag state to build sets and re-light most of the Sea Launch Commander
Stunt work coordination
Local agency coordination Port of Long Beach, Long Beach Police Department and Fire Department
About Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”:
After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off assailants sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.
Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1941, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is produced by Kevin Feige, p.g.a., directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, and stars Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp and Hayley Atwell, with Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is presented by Marvel Studios. The executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo and Stan Lee. The film releases April 4, 2014, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.