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CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (2014): Hayley Atwell Not Returning

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Hayley Atwell is not returning for Captain America 2. Hayley Atwell will not be retuning as pugnacious Strategic Scientific Reserve Officer Peggy Carter in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). This reprisal news is do to the fact the Captain America: The Winter Soldier will be a contemporary story, which means Peggy is an now an old woman. If “we see [Peggy in Captain America: The Winter Soldier] expect an older actress to cameo in the role. Meanwhile, despite the fact that any adaptation of the Winter Soldier storyline, originated in the pages of the Captain America comic series, should feature Sharon Carter, expect a different actress [besides Atwell] to be cast in that role.

Her absence in the sequel was mentioned in a recent interview: “She won’t, she confirms, be back for the latter’s sequel, which moves the action into the present day.”

In my opinion, not having Carter in the film will hurt it as her and Steve Rogers’ possible relationship was one of the better subplots of Captain America: The First Avenger (Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) Film Review) and probably the best deleted scene on The Avengers Blu-ray.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘s plot synopsis: “Described as a political thriller, Marvel Studios’ “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will pick-up where the highly anticipated film “Marvel’s The Avengers” leaves off, as Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with Nick Fury and the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D, and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world.”

Anthony Russo, Joe Russo‘s Captain America: The Winter Soldier stars Chris EvansAnthony MackieSebastian StanScarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Leave your thoughts on the Peggy Carter reprisal news below in the comments section. For more Captain America: The Winter Soldier photos, videos, and information, visit our Captain America Page, subscribe to us by Email, follow us on Twitter or on FacebookCaptain America: The Winter Soldier will be released in US theaters through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in on April 4, 2014.

 Source: Movieweb, TimeOut, Slashfilm

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