According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anthony and Joe Russo are close to finalizing a deal to direct the sequel to “Captain America: The First Avenger” for Marvel Studios.
The second installment will pick-up where the highly anticipated “Marvel’s The Avengers” leaves off, as Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world.
The Russo’s are actually known for their work in comedy, having directed “You Me & Dupree” and being directors and executive producers on the NBC comedy “Community.”
IF the Russo brothers direct the film it will be from a screenplay by Stephen McFeely
‘Captain America 2′ is set to hit theaters on April 2014.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter