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Official: Tommy Lee Jones Signs Up For <i>Captain America</i>

Marvel Studios has officially announced what everyone knew

href="https://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=26407">a month ago or more: that Tommy Lee Jones will appear in Captain America: The First Avenger.

As expected, Jones will play U.S. Army Col. Chester Phillips, the officer who handpicks Steve Rogers for the Operation Reborn experiment. He joins Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Samuel L. Jackson, Toby Jones, Stanley Tucci and Neal McDonough in the Joe Johnston-directed film.

Captain America: The First Avenger, which opens on July 22, 2011, centers on the early days of the Marvel Universe, when Steve Rogers volunteers for the experimental program that transforms him into the super soldier known as Captain America.

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