Y&R's Wilson Bethel in the Running for Captain America

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Yahoo News is reporting that Marvel is looking for its next Steve Rogers, better known as Captain America. The movie, directed by Joe Johnston of Wolfman fame,  


Tells the story of the young infirm man rejected from enlisting who becomes America's symbol of liberty during World War II and eventually a member of Marvel's superhero team the Avengers. 

Wilson Bethel (Ryder, The Young and the Restless) is among the seven actors in contention for the role. Days of our Lives alum Jensen Ackles was also on the list, but is off for now because of scheduling conflicts. At this point in its search, Marvel is looking for a young, rugged American actor to play the role.

Thanks to Jase Sherman for the tip.

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