Posts Tagged ‘captain america’
  • Hugo Weaving Cast in Captain America
    Posted March 12th, 2010 at 11:39 am 3 Comments »
    While the anticipation over who will get the lead role of Steve Rogers in Captain America continues to generate a great deal of speculation, Marvel is in final talks with an actor that will take on the role of film's villain. Hugo Weaving (Matrix and Lord of the Rings trilogies) is expected to sign on to play Red Skull. Hitler gave Johann Schmidt a unique uniform with a grotesque red skull mask and he emerged as the Red Skull. His role was the embodiment of Nazi intimidation, while Hitler co...
  • John Krasinski to play Captain America?
    Posted March 9th, 2010 at 4:15 pm 3 Comments »
    Rumors had already been swirling about who would be cast as Steve Rogers in the upcoming The First Avenger: Captain America, but nothing was official. According to Fox411, The Office's John Krasinski is the front runner for the role and it's his to lose. Insiders at the Marvel compound tell Fox 411 that he is close to landing the superhero gig of his life. John, who plays Jim on "The Office," has appeared in front of producers repeatedly since the start of the new year and since rumors be...
  • More Captain America Casting Rumors
    Posted February 24th, 2010 at 12:47 pm 6 Comments »
    Earlier this month I wrote about the rumors surrounding the casting for the lead role in Captain America. At the time there had been some talk about Chris Pine (Star Trek) as well as TV actors including Ryan McPartlin (Chuck) and Chad Michael Murray (One Tree Hill). Now comes a list of seven actors that are reportedly on the short list for the coveted role. The rumored names? John Krasinski (The Office), Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights), Chase Crawford (Gossip Girl), Patrick Flueger (The ...
  • Captain America Casting Rumors Swirling
    Posted February 15th, 2010 at 2:25 pm 10 Comments »
    With director Joe Johnston now completely freed up with the release of The Wolfman the current focus for Captain America appears to be on the casting which should be completed in the coming weeks. The movie is expected to begin shooting in June so the decisions are going to be made very soon. Because of that media outlets are doing everything they can to try and get a scoop. Johnston has previously described the desire to give the lead role to an unknown actor and one that should be in his ...
  • New ‘Captain America’ Details
    Posted February 3rd, 2010 at 4:24 pm 4 Comments »
    Director Joe Johnston has revealed quite a few details on the upcoming The First Avenger: Captain America. In an interview with Sci Fi, he mentioned that casting will begin fairly soon, possibly in the next couple of weeks. Johnston goes on to say that filming won't start until the end of June. As far as the story is concerned, Johnson had this to say: As for the story: "It's the kind of thing where, while I'm not necessarily a comic-book fan, I think the interesting thing about t...