Thursday, April 15, 2010

News: Captain America's Love Interest Cast!

28 year old British actress Hayley Atwell, has been reportedly cast in The First Avenger: Captain America, as Peggy Carter, Captain America's love interest in the WWII Era, according to HeatVision. She was among many British actresses considered for the role including Keira Knightley, Alice Eve and Emily Blunt. Atwell is pretty much well known in the UK, recently starring in The Duchess, alongside Keira Knightley and is set to be seen in the upcoming mini-series The Pillars of the Earth. 

The First Avenger: Captain America is set to release next year, with a confirmed cast including Chris Evans as the All-American superhero, Sebastian Stan as Cap's sidekick Bucky and Hugo Weaving, as the villain Red Skull.

1 comment:

  1. I've been reading a lot about Chris Evans playing Captain America, but I was surprised after reading that Hugo Weaving will play the role of the Red Skull! Sweet!