Source: Fox 411
Numerous sources are circling this developing story, but according to Fox 411, actor John Krasinski has moved to the front of the short list for the role of Steve Rogers in Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios’ The First Avenger: Captain America.
The Office star has reportedly read for the part numerous times and is going to be back for more this week. Check out this piece from the article below:
“John has read 4 times and is doing screen tests,” their source says.”He has screen tested 2 times so far. It’s very likely that he will be the new Captain America. He is a favorite among the key decision makers and has been asked to come back for more this week.”
The source added: “The big bosses are having him read with multiple actresses up for the female leads. They want to lock down the role and then they will narrow down everyone else.”
We’re keeping up on this story so you’ll be the first to know who will don the star spangled spandex.