Weaving to Play the Villain in Captain America?

Hugo Weaving (“The Lord of the Rings” and “The Matrix” trilogies) is reportedly in talks to play the villain Red Skull in Marvel Studios’ The First Avenger: Captain America.

If he takes on the role, Weaving would be reuniting with The Wolfman director Joe Johnston.

Johnston and the studio are currently casting Steve Rogers/Captain America.

The film is expected to hit theaters on July 22, 2011.

Source: SuperHeroHype