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Emily Blunt Does Not Want to Be Captain America's Girl

April 3, 2010 (2:45 am) GMT
The 'The Wolfman' actress has reportedly refused to be the leading lady in 'The First Avenger: Captain America', leaving a chance to either Keira Knightley or Alice Eve.

While many actors were competing to be Captain America, one woman has turned down a chance to be the superhero's girlfriend. , who was said on the list of possible depicter of Steve Rogers' love interest in "The First Avenger: Captain America", has reportedly been offered the part but she opted to skip it.

Sources tells Los Angeles Times that Marvel was "heavily courting" Blunt to play Peggy Carter, but she might pass it because she is close to sign up for other projects. Therefore, the studio now has to decide between several names on the short list, including British actresses and .

On related news, Marvel has officially released statement to confirm that will play the titular character in the upcoming movie. The film will be directed by Joe Johnston with a script penned by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and is slated for July 22, 2011 U.S. release.

"The First Avenger: Captain America" will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. is said in talks to be villainous Red Skull, but it has not been confirmed yet.

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