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Robert Redford Will Lead S.H.I.E.L.D. in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11:  Robert Redford attends the Mann V. Ford screening at Time Warner Center Screening Room on July 11, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Robert Redford is officially locked in for The Winter Soldier, playing not just a high-ranking S.H.I.E.L.D. member as rumored, but the agency's leader. "The Captain America thing is just a very simple thing. I wanted to do something different," Redford says of his decision to enter the Marvel universe. "Something bold, different. And that felt like a good thing to do. That was it, nothing more to it than that." But will he dig it enough to appear on the S.H.I.E.L.D. show?

Photo: Michael Loccisano/2011 Getty Images