Disney announced that the Marvel Studios film has begun filming in Los Angeles, and also released the first official photo from the movie.
Robert Redford's role in the sequel
has also been revealed to be that of S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Alexander Pierce.
Filming will also take place in Cleveland, Ohio, and Washington DC.
In comics continuity, Pierce is an analyst-turned-field agent who has sometimes served as the right hand man of Nick Fury. Redford has also said that his character is the head of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the film.
Emily VanCamp - who is expected to play Sharon Carter - was referred to only as 'Agent 13' in the announcement.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier will debut
on April 4, 2014.