'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Eyes Frank Grillo as Crossbones!

'The Grey' star recently visited Marvel Studios in L.A. to talk about playing this potential role in the Marvel Phase II sequel.
Frank Grillo may play Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Frank Grillo may play Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Frank Grillo is in the running for the role of Crossbones in Marvel Studios upcoming Phase II sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier. He recently visited Marvel Studios in Los Angeles, and confirmed that he was testing for this role via his twitter account.

Although the character's appearance in the film has not been confirmed, Crossbones, also known as Brock Rumlow, usually appears as a henchman of the Red Skull in the Marvel Comics universe. He is a highly trained mercenary, who carried out the assassination of Captain America. He was created by writer Mark Gruenwald and artist Kieron Dwyer in 1989.

Frank Grillo will next be seen in Ruben Fleischer's Gangster Squad and Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty.

Production is scheduled to begin early next year in Cleveland.

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: Comic Book Movie

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Comments (7)

  1. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Would love to see Baron Zemo for the next villain

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag


    Sweet I am game for that!

    1 year agoby @mcleve02Flag

  3. SherlockHolmes2009

    I would like to see him in the role, itd be great to see him in it

    1 year agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  4. the Narrator

    Crossbones was one of the shooters responsible for "killing" Steve Rogers after Marvel's Civil War. It's an interesting theory, however unlikely it is.

    1 year agoby @narratorFlag

  5. Kill-Bill

    Definitely a yes

    1 year agoby @Kill-BillFlag

  6. Cripple

    This guy gives a great performance in everything he pops up in. Hope he gets the role.

    1 year agoby @crippleFlag