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Emilia Clarke and Alison Brie in the Running to Be 'Captain America 2' Leading Lady

October 3, 2012 (2:53 am) GMT
Words are, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots and Jessica Brown Findlay are also tetsting for the female lead role in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'.

Steve Rogers will likely have a new love interest in "". Deadline shares the words that Marvel Studios has shortlisted five Hollywood beauties to tackle the female lead role in the sequel to "".

Those who are reportedly in the running to be ' co-star in the film include "" star , "" actress , and "" beauty . The other two, meanwhile, are "" star and "" actress .

Marvel neither has said anything about the casting news nor confirmed if the five actresses are indeed testing for the part of Steve Rogers' love interest. In the first movie, Steve's girlfriend was Peggy Carter who was played by British actress . In the comic books, Peggy's sister (who was later retconned to be her niece) Sharon Carter was also described as Steve's occasional love interest.

In another news related to "Captain America 2", it was said that 's Black Widow would make an appearance in the movie. It's still unclear how her character will fit the plot.

To be directed by the Russo brothers, "Captain America 2" is set to hit theaters across the U.S. on April 4, 2014. It has been rumored that the film will be based on a respected comic book storyline from the 2000s which followed Bucky (played by ) as brainwashed super-assassin Winter Soldier.

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