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Emily VanCamp Is Steve Rogers' New Leading Lady in 'Captain America 2'

February 2, 2013 (1:59 am) GMT
The 'Revenge' actress' exact role is still kept secret, but it is believed that she will indeed play Sharon Carter who is an occasional love interest to Rogers.
Emily VanCamp

"" has finally found its female lead. has been picked to fill the coveted spot in the superhero movie about Steve Rogers, Deadline reports.

VanCamp's casting is quite a surprise since the actress' name was not mentioned in the list of candidates that was shared online last year. Though her role is still kept secret, it is believed that she will indeed play the new love interest of ' titular superhero.

The leading lady role allegedly will be Sharon Carter, Peggy's sister who was later retconned to be her niece. , who played Rogers' lover Peggy Carter in the first movie, had confirmed that she would not return to the sequel, adding fuel to speculations that there will be a new love interest for the protagonist.

A number of Hollywood beauties had previously eyed the female lead role. They reportedly included , , , , and .

The sequel to "" targets an April 4, 2014 release but still hasn't got a firm start date. Joe and Anthony Russo will serve behind the lens. Additionally, it has been reported that has been approached to appear as Black Widow in the upcoming film.

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