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OTRC: 'Captain America: The First Avenger' trailer released (Video)

Chris Evans appears as Captain America in the 2011 movie 'Captain America: The First Avenger.' (Paramount Pictures)

A new trailer for the film "Captain America: The First Avenger" has been released online and stars Chris Evans as the Marvel Comics superhero.

The movie is set to hit theaters on July 22. In the film, which is set in the 1940s, Steve Rogers is deemed physically unfit to join the U.S. Army and fight the Nazis induring World War II. He then volunteers for a secret research project that turns him into super soldier Captain America.

Sebastian Stan plays his friend and sidekick Bucky Barnes and Hugo Weaving plays his nemesis, Red Skull, who works for Adolf Hitler.

Tommy Lee Jones portrays Col. Chester Phillips, who recruits Rogers for the research project and Hayley Atwell plays Peggy Carter, Captain America's love interest.

Evans, a 29-year-old Boston native, is known for his parts in the 2005 movie "The Fantastic Four" and its 2007. He will reprise his role as Captain America in the movie The Avengers," which is directed by Joss Whedon of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" fame and is due to be released on May 4, 2012.

Check out a trailer for "Captain America: The First Avenger" below.

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