Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Movies
1-min read

Anthony Mackie Addresses How Taking on the Captain America Mantle Feels

Antony Mackie will be seen with Captain America's shield in The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.

News18.com

Updated:November 15, 2019, 5:59 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
Anthony Mackie Addresses How Taking on the Captain America Mantle Feels
Actor Anthony Mackie arrives at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 30, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The conclusion of Avengers: Endgame included massive changes for a number of characters in the franchise. One of these was the character of Sam Wilson played by Anthony Mackie. The character ended up being handed the vibranium shield of Captain America himself, which signified that he now holds the Captain America title as well.

This will be explored more in the upcoming Disney+ series titled The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. Anthony Mackie had stated that his position as Captain America felt emotional. Speaking to Deadline, he had said, "It's very emotional. For me, to be a black man in 2019 and be given the helm of Captain America with the history of black men in this country is a monumental step, not only in entertainment but also in my life. It's been extremely emotional."

True to Anthony Mackie's words this will be the first time that a black character will be seen on-screen holding the Captain America mantle. Earlier this month, Mackie and Sebastian Stan had taken over the Marvel Studios Instagram account to announce that The Falcon and The Winter Soldier had started shooting. The series will also see Emily VanCamp and Daniel Bruhl reprise their roles as Sharon Carter and Baron Zemo. Apart from that Wyatt Russell was revealed to have signed on to play a US Agent.

The series is set to release in late 2020.

Follow @News18Movies for more

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results