Updated March 19:

It appears that Wilson is no longer in the race for the Captain America role, as he posted the following on his Facebook page:

“O Captain, My Captain… I am not He… Thanks for all of the love & support.”

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Original Article February 26:

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Wilson Bethel, who plays Ryder Callahan on The Young and the Restless, has made a short list of hopefuls to star as Captain America in a feature film!

Wilson, who was in “Generation Kill” before coming to Genoa City, is up against John Krasinski, Michael Cassidy (“Smallville”), Patrick Flueger, Scott Porter (“Friday Night Lights”), and Mike Vogel (“Cloverfield”). The group will screen test in hopes of landing the coveted role.

Soaps.com wishes Wilson the best! We certainly know how much talent he brings to the table in his current role! Can you see Wilson as Captain America? Weigh in below! Learn more about Wilson’s other acting credits in his Actor Profile.