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Keira Knightley Skips 'Captain America', Alice Eve Is Frontrunner

April 08, 2010 03:49:40 GMT

Though Knightley has joined Emily Blunt to skip the project, Eve now has to compete with Hayley Atwell who reportedly also has screen testing for the female lead role.


Keira Knightley Skips 'Captain America', Alice Eve Is Frontrunner
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After finding the depicters of Captain America and his buddy Bucky Barnes, Marvel Studios is currently looking for the leading lady in "The First Avenger: Captain America". Latest news mentions that the studio has nailed down their options to two actresses, Alice Eve and Hayley Atwell, who are said joining screen-testing for the second time in London on Thursday, April 8.

Eve has been earlier mentioned on the short-list, but Atwell's name has just emerged per E! Online's report. Emily Blunt and Keira Knightley were previously also on the running but the "The Young Victoria" star has turned down the offer to be Peggy Carter, the love interest of the titular character, allegedly to take a part in upcoming "Batman 3". The "Pirates of the Caribbean" beauty reportedly has also skipped the Marvel's project but the reason has not been revealed yet.

Eve has just appeared in romantic comedy "She's Out of My League" and will be seen as Molly McCleish in upcoming "Sex and the City 2". Meanwhile, Atwell who had a role in 2009 miniseries "The Prisoner" will likely star opposite Chris Noth in a Broadway revival of the play "Born Yesterday".

"The First Avenger: Captain America" revolves around Steve Rogers military service washout who volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America and tries to fit in his new image. Chris Evans takes the lead role, joined by Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes. Hugo Weaving is said in talks to be villainous Red Skull in the superhero movie which is set for July 22, 2011 U.S. release.

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posted by Kuriouscat on Apr 08, 2010
Chris Noth, a month has now gone by, Im fair dissapointed, I can't tell a lie! I thought by now, you'd have had a wee tweet, You can trust in me, I am very discreet! Im fair dissapointed, because you have not joined, this social network, that twitter has coined! You must know, that your fans, are just waiting, some of them anxious, and some of them fainting! If they get a petition, would you think of it then? they'd vote you for mayor, they're so loyal "ye ken"! I think your quite stubborn, to say the least, It's like taming the shrew, or is it taming the beast! I have poked you, with my "cheeky" stick, so happens, that your skin, is quite thick! No movement from you, in the form of a twitter, Oh yes! did I mention, the prize is a fritter! Fritters are good, with a distinctive taste, all crispy and golden, with a spud tasting paste. The more drippy the grease, the easier it slides. I reckon its better with chips on the side. The new diet is working, your looking so trim, lots of new clothes and a top plaster sKim. Your biceps, look all shiney and round, Are they for real, or is it silicone compound? They resembled some boobies, that I saw once, mistakingly, close up, I thought they where buns! Your fan base are rousing, and saying its not fair, that your not on twitter, and not wanting to share! NoW you must be thinking, "why all the rush, there's plenty of time, you don't need to push"! A month of expecting, a twitter from you, is enough of a wait, it's about 300 brews. I have a confession, that I have to make, for you to do twitter, I have a big stake! I put on a bet, that, I would get you a "twitting", and as you can see, Im not ready for quitting! I betted a fiver, and thought I would win, I should not have gambled, I know it's a sin! But the deed is now done, and I cannot let go, I'm persistant you see, I have that mad glow! If the answer is no, then the answer is no, Then the tweets from Chris Noth is a simple no show! I will end, my temptatious technique, and perhaps have a go, with a plate of pomme frites! I will have to get around, this no win situation, a plan to be hatched, out of need and frustration. I'll buy a wee bird, one that will speak, I'll test him out first, to make sure that he tweets, I will paint up his feathers, a light shade of brown, and I dye his head black, just the top of his crown. I'll feed him with trill, and a bit of a loaf, tell him over 'n' over that his name is "McNoth"! The only thing is, he lacks in physique, I'll have to try out, a lengthening technique. I need to stretch out, his wee tiny pegs, until he's a 33", inside his leg. He has a spare tyre, around his mid, The vet will do lipo, for around 40 Quid. His claws are rough, in need of a pedicure, This will protect, the keyboard, for sure! He carefully picks, at the keys nice and neat, the letters he needs, to get out his tweet. Sometimes he get angry, and, gives it a peck, I better not let on, he has a spell check! His chest is all puffy, and filled out with air, I might shave it off, and make him go bare! A top coat, Tan varnish, should do the trick, hoping the cold, does not make him sick! I'll have to do something, with his fluffy top, Bionical Gel, should produce a slick mop. The lights on his napper, sparkle and glint, don't look too close, or you'll be left with a squint! His shoulder's are broad and boy do they sway, for a wee bird, it's a real manly way. and his walk is strong, and just fantastic, It amazing what you can do, with some glue and elastic! Miniture weights, tied on to his claws, would build up his muscles, and add to the cause. His beak is just right, the ratio's true, with a wee touch of putty, and he will look just like you! His jaw is now, very defined, to be honest, it was a bit of a grind! He squeaked and he squawked, at each little tweak, but now he is a bird, that is very unique!
posted by Kuriouscat on Apr 08, 2010
...The process itself, was not very easy, Any bird lover, will find this quite sleazy! He never complained, throughout all his training, I'm think for stardom, he is secretly aiming! "Wee Chris McNoth", Im sure, is content, When I tell you, that this, role for him was surely ment! He is a natural entertainer, and showman as well, his ego is growing, "how can I tell"? His head is getting bigger, I think it might blow, Now that, would, make a great, "wee Chris McNoth" show! Theres tears in his eyes, and he's looking intense, oh! I see it now, theres some grit on his lens! He is pretty good, at acting for ghirlies, a wee wink here and there, sends them into twirlies! The ghirlies are giddy and lightheaded too, He blows out air kisses, and aims them at you! His wardrobe is filling, with all types of leathers, He thinks it is sexy and works with his feathers. The stylist is ducking, from his requests, For a "Rab C. Nesbitt's", type string vest. He has suddenly developed, a liking for kilts, swinging his butt and making it tilt! Left and right, as high as it will go, shocking the ghirlies, and making them glow! Up to now, I have not mentioned his butt, It's not very visible, when doing his strut! It looks a bit lost, and kind of a small, but remembering now, that he's near 6 foot tall! Perhaps an injection of fat, to his ass, will make his butt, a convincing 'A' pass! or we could camouflage, and stuff in a quilt, It's okay in his jeans, but not in his kilt! I'll bet you a fiver, I can pull this one off, A replica clone of the big Chris Noth! As long as he tweet's, I'm in with a shout, You had your chance Chris, the birds in, and your out! Now don't start to greet, or winge, or whine, It's "wee Chris's" shot now, at the big time! The press is excited, at this new chris clone, They are desperately, trying to get him alone! Wee chris is overwhelmed, at all this attention, We will have to make sure, he gets a good pension! The pressure is mounting, and he is standing tall, His fans are all squealing, he's having a ball! He started to show, an interest in smoking, No kidding, seriously, I am not joking! Between, his two feathers, he stuffs a cigar, waves it around, when he's at the bar. The problem with this is, that he is vunerable, He does not realise, that his top coat is flammable! A stray spark from a cig, could prove fatal, even death, I think in the long run, I will have to buy meths! Occasionally,... I must admit, He drinks excessively, I've told him too quit! Drink after drink, he starts to get boozie, This is when, he becomes a wee woosie floosie! we all have weaknesses, "I say with a sigh", He done me a favour, he's my wee tweety pie! Its amazing the length, that we'll go for a bet, "Ah life, its just a game of roulette"! The "Wee Chris McNoth", is the apple of my eye, he does what he told, he is my kinda guy! He tackles the twitters, left, right and centre, He teeters and tweeters on the edge of adventure. "Wee Chris McNoth", is looking quite dapper, he is tweeting out, amazing Scots "patter"! The words flow out, graceful and ryhming, Its amazing his wee brain, can deal with the timing! "Wee Chris McNoth", is an amazing wee creature, Im sure there's a film, for him to be featured! I don't have an agent lined up for him yet! but, as I say its a "game of roulette"! NO OFFENCE INTENDED - Kuriouscat.
posted by Kuriouscat on Apr 08, 2010
Has anyone seen Chris McNoth?
posted by Kuriouscat on Apr 08, 2010
Chris Noth for Mayor

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