It’s hard to imagine anyone but Chris Evans in the role of Captain America, but John Krasinski (who is set to star as Jack Ryan in the new 10-episode Amazon TV series) may have come *this close* to playing the Star Spangled Man With a Plan in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The kid from Brooklyn has been immortalized in bronze by Comicave Studios with a 13-foot statue that will first be unveiled at this week’s SDCC before traveling east across the country and landing in his hometown of Brooklyn in August.
This year, Marvel is celebrating Captain America’s 75th anniversary and, as part of these celebrations, Marvel’s game division will be adding six new variations of the Super Soldier. One of them? Peggy Carter.
Sure, Sam Wilson might still have the shield, but the “real” Captain America is officially back in action today with the launch of Marvel Comics’ Captain America: Steve Rogers. But this is not the flag-waving adventure you might have expected.