Channing Tatum Up For Captain America As Well Movies Share Tweet Mar 16, 2010 Source: Deadline New York Deadline New York reports that Channing Tatum has been approached by Marvel Studios and director Joe Johnston for the lead role in The First Avenger: Captain America. He joins the latest group of actors in the mix, including Chris Evans, Mike Vogel, Garrett Hedlund and Wilson Bethel. Meanwhile, the studio is also testing leads for the female role of Peggy. So far, they’re looking at Keira Knightley, Alice Eve and Emily Blunt. We wonder if the audition went anything like this?