Anthony Mackie Confirms He Won’t Be Captain America In ‘Falcon And The Winter Soldier’

Anthony Mackie answered a question at Disney’s D23 Expo that many had assumed was already answered. With Steve Rogers handing off the shield in Avengers: Endgame, that makes Sam Wilson/Falcon the new Captain America, right? Apparently not.

Anthony Mackie, standing alongside The Falcon and The Winter Soldier co-star Sebastian Stan, quickly shut down the notion that his character would be the new Captain America saying the following:

“I am The Falcon. I will always be The Falcon. The moniker will stay the same.”

See Anthony Mackie’s response for yourself in the clip from Variety below:

In the comics, both Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes at one point take on the role of Captain America. After the events of Endgame, it seemed only fitting that Anthony Mackie would be the one to claim the title, considering he was the one fans last saw holding the iconic shield.

Back in July, it was rumored that the plot for The Falcon and The Winter Soldier centered on the U.S. government’s opposition to Sam Wilson becoming Captain America. If what Mackie says is true and his Falcon moniker remains, does that dispel this rumor?

Or could this possibly hint that by the end of the story, Wilson embraces that he will always be The Falcon? Sebastian Stan’s Winter Soldier title is one that is more associated with being on the wrong side of conflicts, so there’s a chance the Captain America role could go to him. It seems unlikely that Marvel drops Captain America altogether, but maybe fans are father from having a new Cap than previously thought.

What do you make of Anthony Mackie’s statement? Sound off in the comments!

Kari Skoglan is reportedly directing all six episodes of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier from scripts penned by Malcolm Spellman and Derek Kolstad. The series stars Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, and Daniel Brühl with a scheduled Fall 2020 release on the Disney Plus streaming service.

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier were last seen in Avengers: Endgame. Here is the official synopsis for the movie:

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers:Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo,  Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

Avengers: Endgame is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. Stay tuned for the latest news on Anthony Mackie, and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.

Source: Variety

‘Titans’ Batmobile Concept Art Reveals Different Takes On Batman’s Iconic Vehicle

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Titans BatmobileFollowing its brief appearance in last week's episode, concept art for Titans' Batmobile has been released and reveals different takes on Batman's iconic vehicle.

The latest episode of Titans revealed a brief first look at a new version of the Batmobile while Dick Grayson is in the Batcave via flashback. The final version of the Batmobile in the Titans universe appears to be inspired by Batman 89 and The Animated Series. Concept art has been released and the initial designs were seemingly inspired by many past versions of the Batmobile across different mediums. You can check out the concept art below:

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Do you like the look of the Batmobile in Titans? Which concept art version is your favorite? Comment below!

The series continues this week with the episode titled “Asylum” and you can read the official synopsis below!

When The Messenger (recurring guest star REED BIRNEY) reveals that Rachel’s birth mother is alive and being held captive by The Organization in a mysterious psychiatric facility, Rachel is determined to rescue her. But once inside, the Titans are faced with their deepest vulnerabilities and fears.

Guest Cast: Rachel Nichols as Angela, Reed Birney as The Messenger and Rachel Crawford as Doctor.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Richard “Dick” Grayson / Robin, Anna Diop as Koriand’r / Starfire, Teagan Croft as Rachel Roth / Raven, and Ryan Potter as Garfield “Gar” Logan / Beast Boy.

Titans is now available exclusively on DC Universe.

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

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