Are James Franco and Chris Evans the same person? One studio thinks so! According to Deadline, Evans has been cast in 'The Iceman,' a role that Franco had originally accepted, only to drop out (probably because of his 5,241 other projects in development). The movie, based on the Anthony Bruno book, follows a contract killer for the mob (Michael Shannon is attached to play the killer); the Franco/Evans role was for the killer's mentor.

Evans is best known for his role as Captain America, in this past summer's 'Captain America: The First Avenger' and next year's 'The Avengers.' So, if he and Franco have anything in common, it's that they've both appeared in blockbuster superhero movies.

[via Deadline]

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