Anthony Mackie obtained fairly the improve this previous yr throughout his first Disney+ present. Whereas the collection began with the hero going by the moniker of Falcon, however the time the finale’s credit rolled, he was that not—as a substitute, he lastly accepted what Steve Rogers supplied as much as him in Avengers: Endgame: the mantle of Captain America.
It is fairly the promotion, particularly because the character first made his debut all the best way again in 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Little did Mackie know that eight years later, his journey within the MCU would solely simply be starting.
Whereas The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was his first challenge actually within the highlight, Captain America: New World Order will likely be Anthony Mackie’s first solo movie—not together with the numerous co-stars he’ll have.
From there, the star will virtually definitely go on to play a serious position in different tales down the road, together with Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars.
Now Mackie has commented on his future, revealing that he is most likely below Marvel’s management for the foreseeable future.
Mackie Addresses His Marvel Studios Future
In an interview with Selection, Anthony Mackie talked about his new mantle as Captain America and what his future within the Marvel Cinematic Universe will appear to be.
Proper off the bat, the star shared how he is utilizing his new onscreen standing to assist these in the actual world in want, noting that his new Captain America standing “is not that priceless in case you do not do something with it:”
“That’s what was nice about the entire Captain America factor. It’s not a lot that I get to do the films or I get to carry the defend and all that stuff. It provides me the chance to work with firms like GAF (a roofing producer) and on initiatives like this (to assist areas broken by pure disasters), and folks take discover of it. You utilize that to indicate the disparity in these communities and ask your self, “How can we assist?” That’s what’s so enjoyable concerning the moniker of Captain America. It isn’t that priceless in case you don’t do something with it.”
When requested if he’d be partaking in Thunderbolts in addition to New World Order, the star shared how he had no thought however bluntly famous that Marvel Studios “personal[s] [his] ass,” so he’d go wherever directed:
“I do not know. You know the way it really works. They name you the week earlier than and are like, ‘We personal your ass.’ Come get within the film.”
The star revealed how the method for him has been “very inclusive” and that he is aware of what the story for Sam will likely be “going ahead and the way it’ll match on this new Marvel universe:”
“They’re positively very inclusive. Once we did The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, [writer] Malcolm Spellman and I talked at size about what that character was turning into, what we wished him to be, what we wished that narrative to be. Now with Malcolm writing [Captain America: New World Order],” it’s the very same factor. We’ve talked and communicated about what we would like that story to be going ahead and the way it’ll match on this new Marvel universe. You positively get the thought of collaboration, however you don’t get to inform them what it’s going to be.”
In a separate earlier interview with Selection, Mackie joked how he is hoping to nonetheless be within the MCU “twenty years” from now and if he may maintain holding that defend when he is “65 [years old],” he’ll be in a great spot:
“I hope the following twenty years, that’s what I’m hoping for. So if I could possibly be 65 and nonetheless doing this, I’m crushing it.”
How Lengthy Will Sam Go On?
It is plain that Sam Wilson may have rather a lot to fret about within the coming years. Not solely is it completely cheap to imagine the character may pop up in Thunderbolts, however he’ll additionally seemingly be main a staff of Avengers by the point The Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars rolls round—to not point out with the Chief concerned in New World Order, Captain America may additionally have a task to play within the long-rumored World Conflict Hulk challenge.
However, when excited about the way forward for Sam Wilson, one has to ask: will Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers ever re-enter the image? What would occur then?
Within the comics, the 2 have ended up each working round with their very own shields, being energetic across the Marvel Universe concurrently, doing their very own issues. At one level, Sam additionally willingly let go of the Captain America mantle and took up Falcon as soon as once more.
With regards to this example enjoying out within the MCU, it is most likely a protected wager that it might seemingly be nearer to having the 2 energetic on the similar time.
Hopefully, a giant occasion like Secret Wars may reply that after and for all.
Captain America: New World Order hits theaters on Could 3, 2024.