Frank Grillo, Crossbones

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Captain America's latest foe has been named. 

The Grey and End of Watch actor Frank Grillo was cast as Crossbones for the anticipated Chris Evans flick Captain America: The Winter Soldier, E! News confirms. 

"Thanks all!! Couldn't be happier to join the Marvel family," Grillo tweeted. "Great people. Great character and. My kids will freak out best of all #grateful"

Grillo recently dropped hints to his Twitter followers about eyeing this specific role, but deleted the clue shortly afterward.

"WOW. Badass fans that Marvel has," Grillo tweeted regarding the positive response to his possible involvement with Marvel Studios. "Fierce muthas. #bones"

His character debuted in 1989 as Brock Rumlow, according to Variety, a leader of the Savage Crims gang in New York's lower East Side before joining a school for criminals and later becoming a henchman of the Red Skull under the code name Crossbones. The Captain America sequel is set to hit theaters in 2014.

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