Joe And Anthony Russo Tapped To Direct Captain America 2

The past few days have been pretty big for comic book movie apatations. Yesterday we learned that Justice League, Wonder Woman and Black Panther were all getting the big screen treatment, and Variety reports today that Joe and Anthony Russo (Community) are in final negotiations with Marvel to direct Captain America II.

COMMUNITY producers Joe and Anthony Russo are in final negotiations to direct CAPTAIN AMERICA 2 for Marvel and Disney. The studio had no comment. Duo are repped by WME and 3 Arts Entertainment. More to come …

The choice is a very strange one; I’ve never watched Community, so I can’t comment but it could be that the Russo brothers are in fact a perfect fit for the sequel (which we currently know nothing about). The pair are obviously more known for comedy work, having made You, Me and Dupree. It’s a shame though, as George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau) was also in the running for director, and I really thought he would get the gig. What do you think? Sound off below.

SOURCE: Variety

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  • Steve Lemlek

    God dammit Marvel. Why?

    They’ve proven with this first round of movies (omitting the great ones like Iron Man and The Avengers) that they can make the world’s most solidly mediocre superhero movies. Coool….

    But how about they step up their game and actually try to deliver something fundamentally mind blowing. And they could start by not shopping at Hollywood’s bargain basement for director’s