First Look at The Red Skull in Captain America

Posted March 3rd, 2011 at 12:00 pm

In the lead up to the new trailer for Captain America which is set to arrive this weekend Marvel (via Entertainment Weekly) has revealed the first look at The Red Skull as played by Hugo Weaving. The character of Johann Schmidt, a Nazi general officer and confidant of Adolf Hitler, becomes The Red Skull after an experiment not unlike the one that turns Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) into Captain America. Directed by Joe Johnston Captain America is slated to release on July 22nd.