The search is over: Chris Evans IS Captain America!

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Tired of agonizing over which actor would end up starring in Captain America: The First Avenger? Us too! So we were happy to hear that Marvel had made an offer last week to Chris Evans, best known for his role as the Human Torch in two Fantastic Four movies.

And we're even happier to learn that, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Evans has accepted.

Supposedly, after thinking about it for a few days, the actor decided that yes, he was willing to wield Cap's shield, and negotiations moved ahead quickly, with the dealmaking moving so fast that all that's left is dotting the i's and crossing the t's.

Marvel would not comment on the development, and CAA, which represents the actor, declined comment.

So what do you think of this latest Captain America casting news? Are you ready to get behind Chris Evans?

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