Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) step out on their very own in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which is about to premiere Friday, March 19 on Disney+. New photographs tease an action-packed journey for the mismatched Marvel duo.
The upcoming sequence, which takes place after the occasions of Avengers: Endgame, finds Sam and Bucky navigating a world post-Steve Rogers’ Captain America. The six-episode sequence is described as a “cinematic expertise” that may see the pair staff up for “a worldwide journey that exams their talents — and their endurance.” Expect loads of motion — and even some comedic moments — from this actually entertaining pair.
Head author and government producer Malcolm Spellman beforehand opened as much as TVLine about how race will likely be a core a part of the show’s storyline via Sam, who’s Black and weighing the heavy determination to take up the Captain America mantle. (Rogers handed him the Cap’s protect in Endgame.) Spellman hopes the show will positively influence Black youth very like 2018’s Black Panther.
“I consider that Falcon and the Winter Soldier is a pleasant development with the mantle that [Black Panther director Ryan] Coogler and Chadwick [Boseman] left us,” Spellman stated. “I actually do consider that these big Black icons are vital, not just for Black children, however for white children to begin to take up — our individuals as being huge and heroic.”
Alongside Mackie and Stan, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier may even characteristic Emily VanCamp reprising her position as Sharon Carter and Daniel Bruhl returning as Baron Zemo. In addition, The Enemy Within‘s Noah Mills and Supergirl‘s Carl Lumbly are set to seem in unspecified roles, and Lodge 49‘s Wyatt Russell is about to painting John Walker (who adopts the superhero alter egos U.S. Agent and Super-Patriot in the comics).
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