Earlier this week, Anthony Mackie appeared on James Corden’s “The Late Late Show” to promote his new Netflix film “Outside the Wire”, where he was asked about if he is set to become the new “Captain America” in the new Disney+ series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”. James asked
“Everybody online is saying you’re the new Captain America and I think you are. I think it’s you.”
Anthony replied to this theory saying:
“The thing is, if you watch [‘Avengers: Endgame’], at the end of the movie Sam Wilson never accepts the shield. He actually tells Cap that the shield is for him and it doesn’t feel right on his arm.
If you look at, like, you know—Marvel is great at building characters over the course of many films. and from ‘Winter Soldier’ to now, my whole goal in the Marvel Universe was to help Cap, was to be Cap’s friend. So, at no point in time in ‘Endgame’ did Sam Wilson accept the shield at all. As a matter of fact, it made him happy to come back from time and stand once again at Cap’s side.”
Check out the full interview below:
In the comic books, both Falcon and the Winter Soldier have become “Captain America”, so will this new Disney+ series see someone step up to replace Steve Rogers? We only have to wait until March 19th for the new series to arrive on Disney+.
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.