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Anthony and Joe Russo Confirmed to Direct 'Captain America' Sequel

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June 6, 2012
Source: Heat Vision

Captain America

Disney just made a splash with that awesome trailer for Wreck-It Ralph, but now some big news comes in the form of confirmation of the talent behind the camera for the Captain America sequel slated for release on April 4th, 2014. At the end of March, the shortlist included George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau), F. Gary Gray (Law Abiding Citizen) and "Community" duo Anthony and Joseph Russo. Now Heat Vision confirms it will be the latter television duo taking on the sequel for Marvel Studios, though no plot details are currently available for the sequel, other than it will be set after the events of The Avengers.

Right now it seems the Captain America sequel is the only Avengers team member with the most mystery for a sequel following the superhero ensemble. Thor 2 already has a villain cast in the form of Mads Mikkelsen (though we still don't know who the Danish actor will be playing, and we've gotten plenty of tidbits about Iron Man 3 now that the film is shooting in North Carolina. Hell, even The Avengers sequel has some semblance of information on the sequel after that bumper at the end of the credits featuring Thanos. For now all we know is we'll be waiting another couple years for Captain America and Anthony and Joseph Russo have their hands full taking on what looks to be their most high profile project to date. Stay tuned.

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  • Gmcnally
    Streets Ahead!!!
    • mooreworthy
      That's never going to catch on Peirce!
  • Toonfed
    Man! the brothers who directed episodes of community? y felt Captain America was the weakest of the avengers and taking two "newcomers" seem a like a risk to me 
    • Manuel
      With that avatar you have my respect. All hail Vigo The Carpathian!
  • BinaryChaos
    I say give them a chance they might impress us with something brilliant and hilarious. They could be the next Nolan brothers for the marvel world. P.S. the helmet still looks awkward, lol. Captain America looks great without the helmet in my personal opinion but it seriously needs redesigning.
  • http://cartoonista.wordpress.com/ Nick
    I hope they don't Britta this.  
    • mooreworthy
      Cap needs to Chang his perception.
  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Nuno-Lopes/100001022192304 Nuno Lopes
    We already know that he...... (Spoiler Alert).......dies
    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1593169740 Chris Amaya
      No....no....NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
    • JohnMcBoss
      Not necessarily, but you pretty much ruined it for people who are not familiar with the mythos. 
  • Nielsen700
    Awesome!
  • comicbookmoviesRboring
    Uh oh let me let me! Here goes : Meh..
  • The Douche
    Community sucks. I tried to give it a chance when they brought it back but it was just god awful. I hope they don't F this up. Freakin' hacks.

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