Last week we wrote that Chris Evans was offered the role of Captain American from Marvel Studios. Today, Evans has officially accepted the offer.
Hugo Weaving is in negotiations with Marvel Studios to play the villain Red Skull in Joe Johnston’s “The First Avenger: Captain America.”
The film, he says at this early stage, will begin “in 1942, 1943″ during World War II. “The stuff in the ’60s and ’70s [comic books] we’re sort of avoiding.