Russo Brothers Tapped to Direct Captain America Sequel

Captain America (Chris Evans) in THE AVENGERS film

Captain America poster - MondoVariety reports that Community producers Joe and Anthony Russo are in final negotiations to direct the Captain America sequel for Marvel Studios and Disney. No other information was given.

The sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger will presumably pick up the adventures of Steve Rogers where The Avengers left him, the events of Iron Man 3 and Thor 2 notwithstanding.

From previous information we’ve seen from writers Scott McFeely and Chris Markus, we also know that the sequel will be “primarily set in the modern day”.

The Captain America sequel is due to be released on 4 April 2014 from Disney.