Update! It’s confirmed, Chris Evans is Captain America. (It helped that Garrett Hedlund and Channing Tatum rejected Marvel’s offer to wear the red, white & blue apparently). Evans is the second actor to play ‘Captain America’ on the big screen – Matt Salinger (son of famed author J.D Salinger) played the superhero in an ill-fated late 80s film based on the comic property.
Though Marvel Studios are staying mum for the moment, The Hollywood Reporter says Chris Evans (“Fantastic Four”, “Push”) has officially been offered “Captain America”.
If true, the project would reunite the young actor with Marvel, whom Evans worked on on both “Fantastic Four” and “Fantastic Four : Rise of the Silver Surfer” with. And with Marvel recently announcing they’ll be rebooting ”Fantastic Four”, thus recasting the main roles, there’ll be no worries about Evans confusing audiences by having to play both tight-wearing male protagonists.
THR says Evans would be contracted to play Steve Rogers/Captain America in three “Captain America” movies, as well as “The Avengers”, with the possibility of special appearances in other Marvel flicks.
If Evans does accept the role he’ll likely make an enemy out of 20th Century Fox – they’ve set him to do the Anna Faris-starring rom-com ”What’s Your Number?” the same time “The First Avenger : Captain America” is due to lens.
Other actors who were up for the role of the shield-wielding hero include Michael Cassidy, Patrick Flueger, Scott Porter, Wilson Blethel, Mike Vogel, John Krasinski, Chace Crawford, and Garrett Hedlund. Unlike most of them, Evans was not required to do a screen test.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.