CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLIDER Casts Its Female Lead

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLIDER Casts Its Female Lead

Emily VanCamp joins Captain America: The Winter Solider as the female lead, which is thought to be the role of Sharon Carter. Read on for more details. Was VanCamp your first choice for the coveted role?



Television actress Emily VanCamp (Revenge) will play the female lead in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Deadline reports that VanCamp and Marvel Studios are currently in negotiations to secure her in the role of what is believed to be Sharon Carter, who in the comic books is the niece of Peggy Carter, a character previously played in Captain America: The First Avenger by Hayley Atwell. It looks as if VanCamp beat out a LONG list of rumored candidates for the coveted role. Rumored to be up for the part at one time or another were Felicity Jones, Allison Brie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anna Kendrick, Emelia Clarke, Jessica Findlay Brown, Teresa Palmer and Imogen Poots were all said to be up for the role. True to form, Marvel Studios has selected a candidate previously not on the purported casting radar. More details as we have them. Captain America: The Winter Soldier is currently scheduled for release on April 4, 2014. Joe and Anthony Russo will direct a script from Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

Deadline also reaffirms earlier reports that Scarlett Johannson will return as the Black Widow.



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Chris Evans returns as Capt. Steve Rogers aka Captain America in an all new Marvel Studio adventure. When Rogers stumbles across an old ally long thought dead he uncovers many secrets S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) desperately sought to keep from him. Add in the nefarious Crossbones (Frank Grillo) acting on the orders of a larger threat and Captain America will need all the allies he can find to save his long lost friend. Directed by the Anthony and Joe Russo (Community) and based on a screeplay from Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor: The Dark World, Pain & Gain) Capatain America: The Winter Soldier arrives in theaters to save the day April 4, 2014.


Running Time: Unknown
Release Date: April 4, 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Starring: Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Toby Jones,Jeremy Renner (rumored), Emily VanCamp
Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Written by: Christopher Markus (screenplay), Stephen McFeely (screenplay), Joe Simon (comic book), Jack Kirby (comic book), Ed Brubaker (concept and story)

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Mark Julian
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Filed Under "Captain America" 2/1/2013 Source: Deadline
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