New concept art gives a closer look at Anthony Mackie as the new Captain America.
In Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) learn to traverse the ever-changing world now that their best friend Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is gone. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Steve passed on his shield to Sam, encouraging him to take on the mantle as the new Captain America.
Over the course of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie’s Falcon struggles to accept his new position to succeed his friend Steve Rogers as the new Captain America. But when John Walker (Wyatt Russell) shows that he is unfit in the role, Sam Wilson steps up to carry on the legacy of the shield.
New concept art from the Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development Ryan Meinerding reveals a closer look at Anthony Mackie in his Captain America suit. The design showcases how the mantle and aesthetic really suits Sam Wilson well, and why he was the perfect candidate to carry on the legacy of Steve Rogers and the ideals of the Star Spangled Man:
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Anthony Mackie has officially signed on to headline a fourth Captain America film, the first time in which Sam Wilson will be the titular lead of the franchise. Here is the synopsis for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier:
Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities—and their patience—in Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.”
Directed by Kari Skogland from scripts written by showrunner Malcolm Spellman and Derek Kolstad, the series stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon / Captain America, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, Daniel Brühl as Baron Helmut Zemo, and Wyatt Russell as John Walker / U.S. Agent.
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