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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Sebastian Stan Assumed He Was Finished After ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ Due to Day-of Production Change

Sebastian Stan figured he was one-and-done in the Marvel Universe after Captain America: The First Avenger. Going over his career timeline with Vanity Fair for a video published Monday, the actor revealed that a change made on the day of a major scene signaled that Bucky Barnes was a one-shot deal. Of course, fans know […]

Ed Brubaker and His ‘Reckless’ Journey: Winter Soldier Co-Creator Talks Pulp Heroes and His Marvel Years

For Ed Brubaker, disappearing into the 1980s world of Reckless has been a much-needed escape during the pandemic. The acclaimed writer and his longtime artistic partner, Sean Phillips, introduced pulp hero Ethan Reckless only 10 months ago and have just released a third graphic novel starring the private eye. The latest installment, Destroy All Monsters, […]

‘WandaVision’, ‘The Mandalorian’ and More VFX Emmy Nominees Break Down Their Challenging Work

THE MANDALORIAN (DISNEY+) For season two of The Mandalorian, production relied heavily on an updated version of VFX house Industrial Light & Magic’s Stagecraft virtual production system, which involved projecting environments onto an LED wall on the stage. Take, for example, forest planet Corvus, inspired not just by Dave Filoni’s script but by the environment in […]

Anthony Mackie to Star in ‘Captain America 4’ for Disney, Marvel

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier star Anthony Mackie has been tapped to star in Disney/Marvel’s Captain America 4, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Mackie already took his Avengers character, Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, from big screen to small for Disney+, with creator/writer Malcolm Spellman and director Kari Skogland at the helm. Now he’s […]

Marvel and DC’s “Shut-Up Money”: Comic Creators Go Public Over Pay

Marvel fans were flying high with the release of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, as the Disney+ series rose to top Nielsen’s closely watched streaming chart with 855 million minutes viewed during the April 12-18 frame. Yet one person fans were surprised to learn wasn’t watching was Ed Brubaker. The comic book writer, who […]

Don Cheadle Reacts to Emmy Nomination for 98-Second Cameo

Don Cheadle’s 98-second cameo on The Falcon and the Winter Soldier earned him an Emmy nomination for best guest actor in a drama series earlier this week, and he stopped by the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday to offer a possible explanation. “It’s like that concentrated orange juice,” he told Fallon. “You just […]

In an Emmys First, Performers of Color Comprise at Least Half of Drama Lead Categories

As awards bodies continue to diversify their selections and there are fewer first-time breakthroughs to achieve, it becomes increasingly instructive to look at racial and ethnic diversity by percentage – not to mention more efficient, as nominees of color in each awards class nowadays routinely number in the double-digits. Overall, performers of color comprise 44 […]

Anthony Mackie’s Longtime Stunt Double Talks Making Falcon’s Fighting Style “Evolve” in ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

Aaron Toney didn’t grow up dreaming he’d be doing stunts for the biggest franchise in the world. But much like the characters he’s had a hand in shaping for nearly a decade as a stunt performer and Anthony Mackie’s double — most recently on the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, in which […]

How Sebastian Stan and ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Helmer Kari Skogland Introduced “New Version” of Bucky

[This story contains spoilers for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.] When The Falcon and the Winter Soldier director Kari Skogland and star Sebastian Stan met for the first time at the Avengers: Endgame premiere, neither had seen a script for what was next, but they knew they faced a tall order. They not only […]

Sam Richardson Celebrates Anthony Mackie’s Captain America As “Symbol of America Himself”

There’s the moment when Sam [Anthony Mackie] is talking to Isaiah Bradley [Carl Lumbly], the first Black Captain America. Sam has to try to convince himself to be disillusioned of the reality of what America is to Black people, then still try to reckon with his place here. He is a superhero. He is an […]

Anthony Mackie, Mario Lopez and 3 More Actors Reflect on Finding New Ways to Play Their Famous Characters

Ralph Macchio, Nicco Annan and Paul Bettany also discuss revisiting their characters while staying true to their previous incarnations.

“I Had a Lot of Fear Going Into It”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Key Cast and Creators Behind ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

“Just the all-around adventure of being Captain America has been much more pleasant than I thought it would be,” Anthony Mackie says, one month after the finale of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The response from kids in particular has been a moving experience for Mackie, who displays a clear understanding of what it […]