Acting icon Robert Redford is in negotiations to do his first comic book movie.
Redford is looking likely to close his deal with Marvel Studios, has confirmed, and join the cast of which will begin shooting May in locations around the U.S.
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Joe and Anthony Russo are directing the movie, which continues the adventures of Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans) and will focus on his relationship with sidekick Bucky (Sebastian Stan), who in the comics returns as the brainwashed assassin Winter Soldier.
Sources say that Redford will be playing an older member of secret government agency SHIELD, and one source has compared the role as being similar to the role played by Ralph Fiennes as M’s replacement in last year’s James Bond movie .