Atwell Not In “Captain 2,” Levitt Up For “Galaxy”

Two brief bits of superhero film-related casting today.

First up, British actress Hayley Atwell has confirmed she will NOT be reprising her role as Peggy Carter in the upcoming sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”.

Next up, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the latest name in consideration for the role of Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) in Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.”

Gordon-Levitt joins a casting mix for the role that includes the likes of Jim Sturgess, Zachary Levi, Joel Edgerton, Lee Pace and Eddie Redmayne.

Sources: Timeout & Deadline