Post by Donald (Panda) Spix on Aug 10, 2018 0:39:39 GMT
JOHN KRASINSKI AS CAPTAIN AMERICA
Though John Krasinski would eventually go on to play an action hero in 13 Hours, when Captain America: The First Avenger was being cast, he was mostly known for his role as the funny goofball, Jim Halpert on The Office. Marvel saw his potential though, and he ended up being one of the final candidates for the role of Steve Rogers, even getting a costumed screen test on a fully constructed set.
According to an interview with Conan O’Brien, he took himself out of the running when, moments before his screen test, he saw the chiseled Chris Hemsworth walk by and said to himself, “I’m good. This is stupid. I’m not Captain America.” He’s gone on record since then to say he loves the Marvel movies and is totally on board if Marvel wants to bring him in for any other characters.
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