During an interview with Larry King, Frank Grillo commented on rumors about who could succeed Chris Evans in the role of Captain America.
Chris Evans is expected to retire from the role of Captain America after his Marvel Studios contract expires with Avengers 4. While Grillo said that he isn’t aware of who will assume the First Avengers’ mantle, he did explain that he’s heard rumors about who the potential successor could be:
“I don’t know. I don’t know, but there have been rumors that Captain America could be African American. It could be a woman. You know? So, they’re looking.”
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A culmination of 22 interconnected films the fourth installment of the Avengers saga will draw audiences to witness the turning point of this epic journey. Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers 4 is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.
Avengers 4 is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 3, 2019.
Source: Larry King