Marvel is set to premiere its second show, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stein. Set in a world of endgame, it features two heroes who navigate their worlds with Captain America’s shield.
The show’s producer Malcolm Spellman talked about the impact of Black Panther’s success in an interaction with TV Line and how the Chadwick Boseman film’s global recognition paved the way for more superhero projects with the Black protagonist.
He shared, “I believe there is good progress with Falcon and Winter Soldier Mantle (Black Panther director Ryan) Kugler and Chadwick (Bosman) leaving us. I really believe that these giant Black Icons Are necessary, not only for the Black Kids, but to absorb the white children – our people being big and heroic. “
“When you start seeing a direct impact that was a black superhero on my nephew, it’s branded on my brain,” he said.
In The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Mack Wiley is played by Sam Wilson, who inherits the shield of Steve Rogers at the end of Avengers Endgame and Stan, who plays the hero-villain-turned-hero who played Rogers. Had shared an unbreakable bond.
Currently, Marvel is in the midst of the first season of WandaVision. The makers also announced a special documentary series titled Assemblage that explores the making of MCU shows and films, along with interviews with cast and crew members.
Falcon and Winter Soldier premiered on March 19 on Disney + Hotstar.