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UFC Welterweight Champion, Georges St-Pierre, Cast in CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

GSP CAPTAIN AMERICA – Latino Review just revealed that mixed martial artist and current UFC Welterweight Champion, Georges St-Pierre aka GSP has been cast as Batroc the Leaper in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Batroc is an experienced thief and smuggler who was formerly a member of the French Foreign Legion. The fighter will be directed by Anthony and Joe Russo in the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger. We have already learned that Robert Redford has been cast as a high ranking government official named Pierce. Captain America: The Winter Soldier follows Steve Rogers after the events of Marvel’s The Avengers. Star Chris Evans returns as Rogers aka Captain America.

PLOT: As Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he’s reunited with James ‘Bucky’ Barnes, who is now brainwashed Russian assassin known as the ‘Winter Soldier’.

RELEASE DATES:

  • Russia – April 3, 2014
  • US & UK – April 4, 2014
  • France – April 16, 2014
  • Brazil & Germany – May 1, 2014

Source: Latino Review

 

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