There are mixed reports about Hayley Atwell reprising her role as Peggy Carter in Captain America 2. Atwell originally told TimeOut she would not be returning for the sequel, but Stanley Tucci told Collider a different story. When asked if his character, Dr. Abraham Erskine, would be returning in any flashback scenes, Tucci replied: “I know that Hayley is going back to do a flashback scene, but I have not been asked.”
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is set for an April 4, 2014 release. The movie follows the Winter Soldier storyline which broke the Bucky death clause of comics. Steve Rogers is reunited with his friend James ‘Bucky’ Barnes, only to find out he’s a brainwashed Russian assassin.
In other Captain America news, Shout! Factory is re-releasing the 1990 disaster and cult classic Captain America to blu-ray. The Captain America: Collector’s Edition will be presented in widescreen HD and feature interviews with director Albert Pyun and star Matt Salinger. The Blu-ray arrives May 21, 2013.