Marvel.com announced the casting with no further details reported about which role Bruhl will be playing.
“With Daniel's ability to deliver intense, nuanced performances, we knew we had found yet another great actor to share the screen with some of our biggest heroes,” Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige said.
Daniel Bruhl is known for roles in Rush (which also starred Chris Hemsworth) and Inglorious Basterds (pictured right).
Udpate: Variety is reporting that Daniel Bruhl is not the main villain in Captain America 3, but could possibly be the villain in the Doctor Strange movie.
Captain America: Civil War has a May 5, 2016 release directed by the Russo Bros. also starring Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.