Robert Redford Joining Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Robert Redford in Captain America 2With filming set to begin this May, more news is coming out for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. This time we have a big name coming through. Reports are stating that Robert Redford is in talks to join the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger.

It’s being said that Redford is being signed on to have a senior leadership role in S.H.I.E.L.D., the organization ran by Samuel L. Jackson. Chris Evans will, of course, be reprising his role as Captain America. It’s also been previously reported that Cobie Smulders will be making an appearance in the movie as well.

Emily VanCamp signed on not long ago to play the female lead for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

On top of everything, rumors suggest that MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre will have a role in the movie, too. According to rumors, he’ll be playing the role of the villain Batroc the Leaper.

Source: Deadline, Latino Review

What do you think? Do you also think Robert Redford is an awesome score for Marvel? Interested in GSP’s inclusion as Batroc the Leaper? Let us know below.

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  1. ruth says:

    WOW, I’m even more excited about this one now. I read somewhere this one is gonna be more of a political thriller instead of a straight action flick and I REALLY like the sound of that.
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    • Josh Lyons says:

      Yeah, I had heard about that political thriller bit before, too. Redford joining does definitely bode well, too. Great actor joining the ranks.

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