Joe Johnston to Direct First Avenger: Captain America Movie

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Joe Johnston has signed on to direct First Avenger: Captain America.

The movie will be based on characters developed by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon; it will be produced Marvel Studios and arrive in theaters on May 6, 2011.

Johnston is currently directing The Wolfman, which hits theaters on April 3.

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