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Captain America Sequel Narrows Down Directors

Posted March 30, 2012 - By Joseph Baxter

Captain America Sequel Narrows Down Directors

It seems that Marvel Studios has narrowed down its candidates to direct the upcoming second Captain America solo film. The media blitzkrieg is getting ready to go full force with The Avengers on May 4, but Marvel is also focusing on a little matter of the other Avengers-related movies, specifically the sequel to last year's blockbuster, Captain America: The First Avenger.

According to New York Magazine's Vulture, the job is now between The Adjustment Bureau helmer, George Nolfi, Law Abiding Citizen and Be Cool helmer, F. Gary Gray (who may get some sympathy since his name is so self-deprecating,) and finally, the brotherly duo of Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, whose directorial work on television on Community, Happy Endings, and Arrested Development make them rather curious choices for this mega-action epic.

It will certainly be interesting to see where the unfrozen juiced-up super-patriot winds up after having tangled with Norse Gods and alien invaders. -- A reunion with Hugo Weaving's Red Skull? Maybe a throwdown with Baron Zemo? Perhaps a beatdown is in order to his comic book killer, Crossbones?