"I know I did tweet something that made a lot of people think that it was in some way a spoiler and I should clarify that, regardless of how ACE Comic Con in Chicago.ends, I would've tweeted the exact same thing," he told the room at
Evans said that his message was meant as gratitude for a decade of playing the iconic role.
"That last day of filming really was a very emotional day and it was the culmination of almost 10 years of filming and 22 movies -- this unbelievable tapestry -- and you feel a lot more emotions than I think even I thought I'd feel, and I felt it was appropriate to share the gratitude," he said. "I know it had a ripple effect, but I am neither confirming nor denying anything."
In the tweet he's referring to, Evans said, "Officially wrapped on. It was an emotional day to say the least. Playing this role over the last 8 years has been an honor. To everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera, and in the audience, thank you for the memories! Eternally grateful."
Back in March, Evansthat he has no plans to return to the franchise, adding, "you want to get off the train before they push you off."
is scheduled for a May 3, 2019 release in the US and April 26 in the UK, with no Australia release date known yet.