Stanley Tucci Joins The Cast of CAPTAIN AMERICA
Marvel Studios has announced that actor Stanley Tucci will join the cast of CAPTAIN AMERICA, according to Heat Vision. Paramount will release the Marvel flick in July of 2011 which is being directed by Joe Johnston. The full title of the film is Captain America: The First Avenger.
Tucci will play the role of Dr. Abraham Erskine, the scientist who created the super-soldier serum that was given to Steve Rogers. The serum gave Rogers the best in human conditioning with strength, speed, stamina and other attributes far beyond those of the average man. Tucci joins a cast that includes Chris Evans in the lead role, Sebastian Stan, Hugo Weaving and Hayley Atwell.
Tucci has most recently been seen in Julie & Julia, The Lovely Bones (for which he was nominated for an Academy Award), and The Devil Wears Prada. He can next be seen in Margin Call, Easy A and Burlesque.