Frank Grillo

Frank Grillo

Frank Grillo has been confirmed as baddie Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier - just a week after it was revealed that he was in the running for the role.

According to Variety the Warrior and End of Watch actor will do battle with Chris Evans' Captain America in the second standalone movie in the franchise.

This is just the latest casting news from the movie as it was revealed earlier this week that the lead actress for the film had still not been cast.

However it was believed that Jessica Brown Findlay was a major frontrunner for the role.

Chris Evans will be back as Captain America after huge success with Avengers Assemble this summer.

Anthony Mackie will take on the role of The Falcon while Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders and Samuel L. Jackson are all rumoured to be making an appearance.

Filming on the movie is set to get underway at the beginning of next year for the 2014 release.

As for Grillo we will be seeing him in Gangster Squad and Zero Dark Thirty next year.

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