Who will carry the shield of CAPTAIN AMERICA?


Marvel Studios released an update about the casting of "Steve Rogers/Captain America" for their upcoming film "The First Avenger: Captain America". The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog has reported that the current front runners for the role of Captain America are Wilson Bethel (HBO's Generation Kill), Mike Vogel (Cloverfield), Chris Evans (Human Torch from the Fantastic Four movies), and Garrett Hedlund (Tron Legacy). It is reported that all of these actor have either read for the role, already tested for the role, or have been given offers to test. The role of Steve Rogers/Captain America comes with a nine-picture deal. "The Avengers" movie which is set to be released in 2012 is the second movie of the nine movie contract. Filming for The Avengers may began as early as January 2011.-

Here some photos of the reported front runners for the role of Captain America:

Garrett Hedlund

Wilson Bethel

Chris Evans

Mike Vogel

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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