Weaving to Play the Villain in Captain America ?


Hugo Weaving (“The Lord of the Rings” and “The Matrix” trilogies) is reportedly in talks to play the villain Red Skull in Marvel Studios’ The First Avenger: Captain America.

If he takes on the role, Weaving would be reuniting with The Wolfman director Joe Johnston.

Johnston and the studio are currently casting Steve Rogers/Captain America.

The film is expected to hit theaters on July 22, 2011.