Frank Grillo Confirmed as Crossbones in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

‘The Grey’ star will portray the nefarious villain in this superhero sequel starring Chris Evans as Captain America.

Frank Grillo confirmed as Crossbones for Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Frank Grillo confirmed as Crossbones for Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Last week, we reported that The Grey star Frank Grillo is in the mix to play Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Today, we have confirmation that he has landed the role.

The villain debuted in the Marvel comic books in 1989 as Brock Rumlow, the leader of the Savage Crims gang in New York. He later went on to serve as a henchman of Red Skull under the code name Crossbones. The actor joins Chris Evans and Samuel L. Jackson, who return as Steve Rogers and Nick Fury, along with Anthony Mackie as Falcon.

Anthony Russo and Joe Russo are directing from a screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Production will likely begin after shooting wraps on Marvel Studios' Thor: The Dark World.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier was released April 4th, 2014 and stars Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo. The film is directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Joss Whedon.

Sources: Variety

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  1. Sean

    @Roberto-Mata Yes, i hope so too.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  2. Roberto Mata

    @themoviefanatic yes, but is not confirmed yet, i hope she gets the part.

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  3. Sean

    @Roberto-Mata So Mary Elizabeth Winstead that you've mentioned of would be Peggy Carters granddaughter ?

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  4. Sean

    @Roberto-Mata Oh, i see. I didn't realize that imdb announced it.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  5. Josh

    Cool! I'm pretty excited for this, as the first one was surprisingly fantastic. Frank Grillo kind of looks like Jim Caviezel, eh?

    2 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  6. WongFu

    I've seen him in a few films, he's a much better actor than some of them.
    I've always thought that a rough and ragged 21 year old would be better as Ghost Rider. Now that needs to be rebooted.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  7. Roberto Mata

    @themoviefanatic also, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, may play Agent 13 a.k.a, Sharon Carter. that would be great!

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  8. Roberto Mata

    This guy would play a great Ghost Rider, He haves the looks and is a fantastic Actor!

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  9. Roberto Mata

    @themoviefanatic Imdb announced two weeks ago!

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  10. Sean

    @Roberto-Mata Old news? When was it announced before that he would be playing Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  11. the MovieGhost

    For a split second I read that as "Frank Grillo confirmed as The Winter Soldier!" xD

    2 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  12. JMP

    Hell Yea

    2 years agoby @jmpFlag

  13. The Real Goku

    Crossbones AND the winter solider? I wonder how this will play out and if red skull is coming back or not

    2 years agoby @therealGokuFlag

  14. Cripple

    Fantastic, this guy always gives a great performance.

    2 years agoby @crippleFlag

  15. ChiRep_1

    This guy deserves to be A-list, great choice.

    2 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  16. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Cast him as Ghost while you're at it :p

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  17. Roberto Mata

    old news

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  18. Diaigma

    Nice choice! :D

    2 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

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