Marvel Studios has just cast Frank Grillo (End of Watch) as Crossbones (a.k.a. Brock Rumlow) in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Crossbones was the leader of a small-time street gang in New York who made it big after attending a ‘school for criminals’ run by the supervillain Taskmaster. He then worked briefly with the communist Red Scull before switching teams and joining the Nazi Red Scull (the one from the first Captain America movie). Of course, the movie will probably simplify his back-story somewhat.
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