Stanley Tucci joins forces with Captain America

Posted on 8 June 2010
By Toni Garden
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Captain America: The First Avenger is coming together nicely. With Chris Evans taking the role of ‘goodie’, Captain America and Hugo Weaving bringing the bad as arch nemesis,Red Skull that just leaves the crazy German scientist role to fill to complete the set.

Oscar-nominated, Stanley Tucci has just announced his involvement in the project. Tucci was last seen playing the sinister child killer in Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones and is remembered for his roles opposite Meryl Streep in Julie& Julia and The Devil Wears Prada.

Tucci will be showing his versatility and taking on comic book legend, Dr Erskine the scientist behind Project Rebirth, a secret experiment that turns disabled soldier Steve Rogers into Super Hero, Captain America.

Captain America: The First Avenger will be directed by Joe Johnston and released in cinemas on 22 July 2011.