Captain America 2 casts Emily VanCamp as lead

Emily VanCamp cast in Captain America: The Winter Soldier as Sharon Carter?

Emily VanCamp will be playing SHIELD agent Sharon Carter in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

According to Deadline, Emily VanCamp, star of the TV show Revenge, is set to play  the female lead – believed to be Sharon Carter – in Marvel’s Avengers Assemble follow-up, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

In the comic-book, Sharon Carter, the niece of Captain America (Chris Evans)’s World War 2 love interest Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell), is a SHIELD agent who acts as Cap’s contemporary handler, Agent 13.

She eventually falls in love with Steve Rogers, the man behind the star-spangled shield, and plays a key roll in untangling the events of The Winter Soldier storyline.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is due in cinemas 4 April 2014. Buy the first film as triple-play DVD, Blu-ray and digital copy for £22 from Amazon.co.uk.