According to Film Music Reporter Marvel has hired composer Alan Silvestri to score Captain America: The First Avenger. Apparently other composers such as Michael Giacchino and John Powell were considered, but in the end Silvestri was hired to score the film.
Alan Silvestri’s has been nominated for two Oscars for his work on Forrest Gump and The Polar Express, and over recent years he as composed the music for The A-Team, A Christmas Carol and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Silvestri will probably get to work soon as Captain America: The First Avenger is set to be released July 22nd.
The movie stars Chris Evans and Captain America, Hugo Weaving as Red Skull, Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter, Sebastian Stan as Bucky, Samuel L. Jackson as Nicky Fury and Tommy Lee Jones as General Chester Phillips.