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10/28/2012 12:01 pm ET Updated Oct 28, 2012

'Downton Abbey' Star Jessica Brown Findlay Rumored For 'Captain America' Role

Jessica Brown Findlay, who plays Lady Sybil Branson in "Downton Abbey," is rumored to be the frontrunner for the role of Captain America's leading lady in the upcoming "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

Other actresses who are reportedly vying for the spot include Alison Brie from "Mad Men" and "Community," and Emilia Clarke from "Game of Thrones."

Findlay is currently filming "Winter's Tale," a Warner Bros. adaptation.

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is set to open April 4, 2014 and has already lined up Anthony Mackie for the role of Falcon, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow and Chris Evans to continue his role as Steve Rogers/Captain America.

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