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Georges St-Pierre Lands Role In “Captain America: The Winter Solider”

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been cast as a villain in the upcoming movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier, according to a report by Latino Review.

St-Pierre will play the role of Batroc the Leaper. The movie is expected to be released on April 4, 2014, and will follow the story set in The Avengers.

The film stars Chris Evans as Captain America, while Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson and Sebastian Stan are all expected to appear.

Batron the Leaper, real name Georges Batroc, is a mercenary and a master of the French form of kick boxing known as savate. He is an Olympic-level weightlifter and has strong agility and reflexes. It sounds as if the character was created for GSP himself.