So, Marvel films always, always, ALWAYS feature post-credits scenes; it’s as dependable as gravity, warm milk and antioxidants. So, it’s not a question of “if,” but a question of “how many.” Well, thanks to an informative leak detailing the post-credits scenes from earlier, European screenings of the film, the question of “how many” has recently been answered: the magic number is 2; there will be 2 post-credits scenes in Captain America: Civil War.
Marvel post-credits scenes are usually inserted into a film thusly:
1. After the end titles, which is right before the main, scrolling credits. This initial scene acts as a direct epilogue to the film, and teases a future narrative implement instigating your fanboy anticipation for the next, cinematic Marvel masterpiece. This particular scene is also referred to as the mid-credits sequence.
2. Immediately after the credits finally stop rolling. This end-credits sequence is more of a “pot-luck” situation where we can get something completely unrelated to the film (Howard the Duck, anyone? Anyone??), or something that teases the overarching narrative all future Marvel films are currently gravitating towards. Hell, we could even get our first look at freaking Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel. Wouldn’t that be sweeeeeeeet?
Captain America: Civil War opens on May 6th, 2016 and stars Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, and Daniel Brühl.