5 Feb – The role of Sharon Carter, Captain America's love interest in this upcoming second film, has now been confirmed as "Revenge" star Emily VanCamp is tapped to play the sought-after role.
Actresses like Anna Kendrick, Felicity Jones and Imogen Poots were said to have auditioned for the role before VanCamp had been picked.
This will be a major step up for the television star, as she will be starring alongside Chris Evans, who will reprise his role as Captain America himself, on the silver screen.
According to the original comics, her character, Sharon Carter, is said to be an ex-field agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. under Nick Fury, who is played by Samuel L. Jackson in the franchise. She is also the niece of Peggy Carter, Captain America's love interest in the first film, played by Hayley Atwell.
The plot is still not confirmed yet, but it is rumored that Bucky Barnes in the first film will be resurrected and returning as a super assassin a.k.a. the 'Winter Soldier'.
The sequel will be ready to hit theatres in 2014.