Who Will Play CAPTAIN AMERICA?? Lead Contenders Emerge – Details

February 25, 2010

'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA' - Due in theaters July 22, 2011

Source: HeatVisionBlog.com

Those known to be on the list with [John] Krasinski include Michael Cassidy (who appeared in”Smallvile” and who tested for the Superman movie when McG was going to direct it), Patrick Flueger (one of the stars of “The 4400” who most recently appeared in the Tobey Maguire movie “Brothers”), Scott Porter (TV’s “Friday Night Lights”) and Mike Vogel (“Cloverfield”).

Chace Crawford is also in talks to screen test, though no deal has been made.

Garret Hedlund, already starring in Disney’s “Tron,” was also on the list to test but has fallen off, at least for now, because of scheduling conflicts. Insiders say he may still make the testing round. Jensen Ackles is another actor who had scheduling conflicts.

The studio has put the actors on 30-day holds during the testing process.

One more interesting note:

So far, no British or Australian actors have been seriously considered though the search could widen if no suitable candidates are found.

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