Anthony Mackie didn’t want to be the new Captain America: Why?

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Anthony Mackie joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2014 in the second Captain America movie and never imagined what was to come for his character, Sam Wilson. This year he had his series, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, on the Disney + streaming service, where they gave us the big reveal that now in more it will be the next bearer of the iconic shield. Why did you just say you didn’t want this?

Steve Rogers, embodied by Chris Evans For a decade, he became one of the fan-favorite characters, so the news of his departure in Avengers: Endgame it was not at all pleasant for the fans. As we saw in the MCU show on the platform, Falcon became the new Cap to the public, but this was very close to not being the case.

In a conversation with the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Anthony Mackie He said: “We never talked about it when the tone of the series came up. It was more about the continuation of what was going to happen with the shield, if it was going to be Bucky or if it was going to be Sam, because at the end of Endgame, Sam did not accept The shield. He said to Steve, ‘It feels like it’s someone else’s, it feels like it’s yours.’ So at no point was he excited or anxious about the idea of ​​becoming Captain America. “.

He then confessed: “So it was more like Kevin Feige and Nate Moore telling me, ‘We’re not sure what’s going on, so the show will be more about the idea or archetype of Captain America, not about you becoming Captain America.’ confused leaving the meeting. But I wasn’t excited either. I hated the idea. I thought it was going to be a terrible idea. “.

The truth is that in the end it happened and was accepted by the majority of the public, who came to enjoy WandaVision and now do it with the Loki series. The MCU has more plans for Sam Wilson as Cap, but for the moment The franchise will focus on the long-awaited premiere of Black Widow on July 9, movie that can be seen in theaters and at Disney + con Premium Access.

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