John Wick writer Derek Kolstad is bringing his experience to The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and recently discussed how the film trilogy will affect the upcoming Disney+ series.
While participating in a live Q&A through Discussing Film’s Twitter account, the writer of the John Wick films gave fans a few clues as to how his previous film trilogy would affect Falcon and the Winter Soldier. He was asked if he would include tonal elements from John Wick in Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Derek Kolstad responded rather coyly by saying that there would be a wink and a nod to its world-building elements but with far fewer headshots:
At another point, he was asked if there were any similarities that he wanted to bring from John Wick to Falcon and the Winter Soldier. He said that he liked peeling back a layer of a character while hinting at many layers beneath. Another thing he wants to bring over are characters who only appear for a short time but make a big enough impression:
The John Wick films were, at least in part, known for Derek Kolstad latter comments. Many characters would appear and leave rather quickly but the film still managed to tell us a lot about them through their interactions with John Wick. From the look of things, Derek Kolstad is eager to bring back these elements for Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
What do you all think of Derek Kolstad’s comments? Do you want to see him incorporate elements from John Wick into Falcon and The Winter Soldier? Let us know in the comments below!
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is currently set to be first of these Marvel Studios series’ to debut on Disney Plus. Set after the events of Avengers: Endgame, the series is rumored to center on Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes as the former finds himself facing resistance from the United States government and its opposition to him taking on the Captain America mantle.
Directed by Kari Skogland from scripts written by showrunner Malcolm Spellman and Derek Kolstad, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, 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.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will debut on Disney+ in late 2020.