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Anna Kendrick, Imogen Poots and Felicity Jones Eye a Lead Role in 'Captain America' Sequel

August 20, 2012 (6:36 am) GMT
The 'Twilight Saga' star, the 'Fright Night' beauty, and the 'Hysteria' actress are reportedly in the run for the female lead role in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'.

Captain America is looking for a new girl and some names have been thrown as the possible depicter. Sources tell New York Post that , and are currently the frontrunners to take the female lead role in ""

The coveted role, which is allegedly being fought over by the three actresses, is still kept a secret. However, there have been speculations that she's S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Sharon Carter, the niece of Peggy Carter. Peggy herself is the love interest of Steve Roger in "" and was portrayed by .

Kendrick is featured as Jessica Stanley in the " Saga" film series, but it's her role in "" that led her to gain fame. Poots is best known for her portrayal of Tammy Harris in "28 Weeks Later", and recently starred in "" remake. As for Jones, she is known to British audience through TV series "The Worst Witch", before starring alongside in "".

The "Captain America" sequel will bring back as the titular superhero. is cast as Steve Roger's trusted partner Falcon, while Joe and Anthony Russo are tapped to direct it. The movie is aimed for an April 4, 2014 release in the United States.

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