HOLLYWOOD—Big casting news this week for sequels heading to the multiplex in the coming months. First and foremost “Revenge” starlet Emily VanCamp has been cast as the love interest and female lead in “Captain America: The Winter Solider” alongside Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie.
The picture is expected to revolve around the rebirth of Captain America’s buddy Bucky, as a villain. The movie is being directed by Joe and Anthony Russo and is expected in theatres on April 4, 2014.
In other big news, “SNL” alum and “Bridesmaids” writer Kristen Wiig has joined the cast of “Anchorman: The Legend Continues” which continues to chronicle the tales of Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell).
Wiig will also join Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell and David Koechner. The movie is being directed by Adam McKay and will arrive in theaters on December 20, 2013.
By LaDale Anderson