Few tragic figures in the MCU other than Bucky Barnes, the World War II soldier who was brainwashed by Hydra to become a ruthless hitman and spent most of his time in the modern world, hunted by international authorities. Now Bucky is getting the centerpiece for the first time in the upcoming Disney + show The Falcon and the Winter SoldierSebastian Stan, who plays Bucky aka The Winter Soldier, recently revealed that the series will find his character in search of a new identity.
“I spent 12 years with the character. You grow and evolve with the character … I felt like we established the character in a certain way … then we had to go into this and say, ‘Okay, well. , what is he like now? ” Part of that was that we sharpened his sense of humor, as it were … that came in the tone of the series and his dynamics with Sam Wilson and my own dynamics with Anthony [Mackie] and then marry the two … We’re really zooming in on his quest for identity and in terms of just really accepting his past and relearning himself about the world he’s currently in. “
In the modern world, Bucky’s only true friend had been Steve Rogers, who then retired to live in the past Avengers: EndgameNow Bucky finds himself without the only true boyfriend he’s ever had. The only person Bucky has a personal connection with, Sam Wilson aka The Falcon played by Anthony Mackie, is someone he has tried to kill in the past, and the relationship between the two can be described as “tense” at best.
The trailers for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier released so far have played a big part in this tense relationship as Sam and Bucky are forced to team up to honor Steve Rogers’ legacy as Captain America. According to the show’s writer Malcolm Spellman, the chemistry Stan and Mackie have shown together in previous MCU films made it clear that they were more than capable of taking on their own solo series.
“There was about a 12-second moment in Civil War where it feels like every Marvel fan knew these two guys could support a movie or a franchise. Show, because in those 12 seconds everyone knew what it was going to be … it buddy two-handed genre, what we liked about them is the range, tonally speaking, that you can go from as gritty as 48 hours to as funny as Rush Hour … it allows Sebastian and Anthony to do what they and create that magic. ”They also had to tackle“ very real problems ”with these tones. “
Directed by Kari Skogland, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier stars Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Emily VanCamp, Wyatt Russell, Noah Mills, Carl Lumbly and Daniel Brühl. The series will premiere on Disney + on March 19. This news comes from ComicBook.com.
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