Anthony Mackie has played Falcon in six movies in the Movie Universe of Marvel. Has been a supporting character to Captain America of Chris Evans, but now takes on the mantle of this superhero. Mackie continues playing the same character in the new series of Disney+, ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’. In an interview with THR has stated that there is a big difference of the series of Marvel of this platform and the previous movies.
“They’re going to be very different from each other because they are recorded completely differently to the movies. I think that people will surprise you how they are going to deepen and evolve the characters taking six to eight hours with them, instead of just two hours“, has said the actor. ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ follows Sam Wilson played by Mackie and Bucky Barnes played by Sebastian Stan following the events of ‘Avengers: Endgame’.
Both have been secondary characters previously and now have the possibility to show much more than being the protagonists of the story. “When you’re on a computer, you have to follow your paper. But with this, really get to see who are the characters in their lives in the middle of the movie“continued the actor.
‘The Falcon and the Winter Solider’ is released in Disney + in August 2020 in the united States. Together, Mackie and Stan, become Emily VanCamp as agent of SHIELD, Sharon Carter and Daniel Brühl as villain Zemo. In addition to will Wyatt Russell as John Walker.
Representation of America
At the end of ‘Avengers: Endgame’, the Falcon receives the shield of Captain America to relieved as the hero of the nation. In an interview with Shadow and ActAnthony Mackie talked about the responsibility of interpreting this character as a black man: “It has been a daunting task. I think that currently in America I think that we have the open mind to have my face to represent us as a country, my race, to represent us as a country because we are a fusion of cultures. So there is a vision characteristic or sentiment or design to be an american, we are all americans. I want my Captain America represents the entire world, not just a group of people specific“.