Revenge star Emily VanCamp has landed her first feature film role and it’s a big one. Deadline reports the actress will play the female lead in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the sequel to the 2011 blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger.
She’ll presumably play Chris Evans’ love interest, rumored to be Sharon Carter, the niece of Peggy Carter, played by Hayley Atwell in the first film.
Anthony and Joe Russo are attached to direct the screenplay, written by Christopher Markus (The Chronicles of Narnia, Captain America: The First Avenger) and Stephen McFeely (The Chronicles of Narnia, Captain America: The First Avenger.
The film is to be released April 2014.