Chris Evans will play Steve Rogers, also known as Captain America.It's an imteresting selection seeing as how they are looking to reboot the Fantastic Four movies.
Sources tell us the actor has not only accepted Marvel's offer, first detailed on Friday, but that the dealmaking moved so fast it's now all about dotting the i's and crossing the t's.
Marvel would not comment on the development, and CAA, which reps the actor, declined comment.
Evans was offered the role in Marvel Studios' production last week, but there was some question of whether he would accept. Factoring in to the choice was the fact that Evans played Johnny Storm, the flame-covered superhero known as the Human Torch in Fox's "Fantastic Four" movies. Was he ready to play another superhero and take on the trappings that come with such a high-profile part?
Monday, March 22, 2010
Chris Evans is Captain America
Chris Evans has been offered and accepted the role of Steve Rogers in The First Avenger: Captain America.