Though the actor himself already confirmed the news during a video interview at Cannes, Marvel Studios has finally issued a press release confirming that Dominic Cooper has been cast in “Captain America: The First Avenger”.
Cooper will play the young version of Howard Stark, father of the man who would become “Iron Man” Tony Stark.
Meanwhile his “Mamma Mia” co-star Amanda Seyfried is rumored to have signed on for the title role in a new Disney live action version of “Cinderella” reports ICYDK.
“The Devil Wears Prada” scribe Aline Brosh McKenna penned the script which will revise the childhood classic for modern audiences along the lines of the recent “Alice in Wonderland”.
Next up, Vulture reports that South African rapper Yo-Landi Vi$$er, the bleached-blonde and mullet-sporting singer involved with the band Die Antwoord, is apparently a favourite of director David Fincher for the role of Lisbeth Salander in his remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”.
Finally today, Blue Sky Disney is claiming that Sony Pictures executives and director Marc Webb have decided on Josh Hutcherson as the new Peter Parker for their upcoming “Spider-Man” reboot.
An offer was apparently made and has been accepted by the actor who won the role after several extensive test shoots.