Hugo Weaving Confirmed As Red Skull

Hugo Weaving has officially signed on play Johann Schmidt / The Red Skull in The First Avenger: Captain America.  It’s been rumored for a while that he would be taking on this role considering his recent appearance in Joe Johnston’s The Wolfman.  Weaving rounds out a great cast that already has Chris Evans as our […]

Captain America Has Got A Love Interest…

Hayley Atwell has signed on to star as the female lead, Peggy Carter, in The First Avenger: Captain America.  Peggy is best known as Captain America’s love interest during the war, but later ended up being the Aunt of his modern love interest Sharon Carter.  If you haven’t heard of Atwell, don’t worry, she’s relatively […]

Captain America’s Sidekick Has Been Cast

Relative unknown, Sebastian Stan, has been cast as Bucky Barnes in The First Avenger: Captain America.  Based on his IMDB resume, he appeared on Gossip Girl for a handful of episodes, so this could be casting targeted to get a younger female audience in as well.  This film has really been picking up steam lately, so […]

Captain America’s Suit

As predicted, while out promoting his upcoming film “The Wolfman”, director Joe Johnston revealed some things about his next project, “The First Avenger: Captain America”.  Here we have him talking about what we can expect the Captain to look like in the film.  The suits origins start off when Steve Rogers is forced to appear […]

Captain America Meets Indiana Jones?

The Incredible Hulk director Louis Leterrier spoke with the Los Angeles Times about his upcoming Clash of the Titans remake and shared his thoughts on The Avengers, as well as The First Avengers: Captain America. On The Avengers: “I’ll tell you my real dream: To work with Joe Johnston and [“Thor” director] Kenneth Branagh and Jon […]

Release Dates Updated

Marvel has updated it’s first quarter earnings and it gives us a good time line for production starts & release dates for The Avengers, as well as it’s lead in films. “Iron Man 2 is, of course, already filming for a May 7, 2010 release, but Marvel said this morning that the Kenneth Branagh-directed Thor […]

Captain America Has A Pair Of Writers

As we already know, Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, October Sky) will be in the directors chair for the upcoming Captain America movie The First Avenger: Captain America.   I think this is a good choice considering his filmography as well as the tone attached to a character like The Captain.  Now, The Hollywood Reporter is, um, […]