Robert Redford to star in `Captain America` sequel

Updated: Mar 24, 2013, 08:33 AM IST

Los Angeles: Veteran actor Robert Redford is in talks to join the cast of the `Captain America` sequel.

The 76-year-old actor is slated to make his debut in the comic book movie genre as a high-powered government agent, opposite Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan in `Captain America: Winter Soldier`, the Hollywood Reporter said.

Joe & Anthony Russo will start shooting the sequel in May.

`Captain America: The First Avenger` released in 2011. The film became a critical and commercial success, grossing a total of USD 368.6 million worldwide.