Captain America: Frank Grillo Cast As Villain Crossbones In Winter Solider

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Frank Grillo attends the WGC Hosts Party With InStyle & HFPA To Celebrate TIFF at the Windsor Arms Hotel in Toronto on September 11, 2012  -- Getty Images
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Frank Grillo attends the WGC Hosts Party With InStyle & HFPA To Celebrate TIFF at the Windsor Arms Hotel …

The first Avenger has a new villain!

According to Variety, Frank Grillo - best known for roles in "The Grey" and "Warrior" - will square off against Chris Evans in the upcoming "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

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The actor will play Crossbones, the leader of New York City's Savage Crims gang, who then joins forces with the Red Skull.

Also appearing in the Marvel sequel are Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Scarlett Johansson and Anthony Mackie, who is playing The Falcon.

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The actor will also appear in the upcoming "Gangster Squad" and "Zero Dark Thirty."

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" hits theaters on April 4, 2014.

-- Jesse Spero

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