Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprise their MCU roles on the small screen.
"The legacy of that shield is complicated."
The official trailer for the new Marvel series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has arrived. The exclusive clip sees Anthony Mackie (The Falcon) and Sebastian Stan (The Winter Soldier) reprising their Marvel Cinematic Universe roles on the small screen. The show lands on Disney+ on March 19, 2021.
Stream the official preview below.
After receiving the iconic shield from his friend and Avengers teammate Captain America, The Falcon is tasked to continue the work of his retired comrade. Bucky Barnes - the Winter Soldier - has a life-long connection to his dear friend, Captain America. Together, the Falcon and the Winter Soldier will forge a new bond to carry on the legacy of one of the world's most prolific heroes.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier as the latest in a large batch of original television series Marvel has brewing for the Disney+ streaming service. The show was originally slated to premiere back in August, however production was slowed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The delay seems to have been well worth the wait.
Marvel Studios' television game is red hot as of late. Helstrom dropped back in October. Fans are hoping that solid viewership of the could re-ignite the development of the previously announced Ghost Rider series.
The new Hawkeye series is currently in production, shooting in New York and Atlanta. In a huge casting announcement, Marvel made it known that Florence Pugh, Vera Farmiga, Tony Dalton, Alaqua Cox, Fra Fee, and Zahn McClarnon were set to join the series.
Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (The Town, American Hustle, The Hurt Locker) is reprising his role of Hawkeye from Marvel Studios' blockbuster Avengers film series on the small screen.
Jonathan Igla (Mad Men) attached as a writer and executive producer.
Perhaps the biggest casting question in the series (and one fans are most exited about) was Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop. Her rumored involvement was being praised by many, but Marvel and Disney had yet to officially confirm her signing on to the project. Yesterday on her official Twitter account, Steinfeld tweeted a photo of herself in wardrobe and confirmed her involvement in the series.
The upcoming She-Hulk series recently landed director and executive producer Kat Coiro, and reportedly signed Tatiana Maslany (Heartland, Orphan Black, HBO's Perry Mason) to play the title role.
The highly-anticipated WandaVision is slated to premiere on January 15.
Oscar Isaac is in talks for the title role in Moon Knight, another forthcoming Disney+ series. Moon Knight, aka Marc Spector, is a mercenary who uses to take on some supremely sinister enemies. Jeremy Slater has been tapped to develop the series and lead the writing team.
In 2015, Slater wrote the script for the 2015 installment of The Fantastic Four which was distributed by 20th Century Fox.
The studio also has Loki in the works which is set to arrive some time next year.
Perhaps the studio's biggest announcement is Samuel L. Jackson reprising his role as Nick Fury in a brand new Marvel series coming to Disney+. After appearing as Fury in 11 feature films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Academy Award nominee Jackson is bringing the character to the small screen. The new show is currently in development.
Jackson previously appeared as Fury on television in two episodes Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC.
- Matt Bishop