Here’s a treat for today. While we got a very quick glimpse of him in the Super Bowl spot for Captain America, Entertainment Weekly has delivered the full reveal of Hugo Weaving in full skull makeup! And it’s spot on perfect.
It wouldn’t be hard to be an improvement over the Red Skull from the 1990, and it’s good to see that they did it right. Hugo Weaving’s face is apparently a mask the Skull uses to disguise his appearance. This is the opposite what the dumb 1990 movie did, which gave the Red Skull plastic surgery to look more human. If you’ve never seen that super cheesy version of Captain America, consider yourself lucky. But here’s what the Skull looked like in the beginning of the movie before going under the knife: