Stanley Tucci and Neal McDonough Board Captain America

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Captain America: The First Avenger added two high-profile names to its cast today, as Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones) and Neal McDonough (Desperate Housewives) hopped aboard the Marvel train.

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Tucci apparently will be playing the part of Dr. Abraham Erskine, the German scientist behind Project Rebirth, the secret government experiment that created the Super Soldier known as Captain America. McDonough is confirmed to be playing Dum Dum Dugan, a member of Nick Fury's World War II platoon The Howling Commandos.

Tucci and McDonough (sounds like a buddy cop team- The Other Guys, anyone?) will be joining Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Hugo Weaving and Hayley Atwell in the Joe Johnston-directed adaptation of the popular Marvel comic, which is set for release in theaters on July 22, 2012.

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Captain America Quotes

Red Skull: "What makes you so special?"
Steve Rogers: "Nothing. I'm just a kid from Brooklyn."

Steve Rogers / Captain America: That wasn't so bad...
Dr. Abraham Erskine: That was the penicillin.

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