Anthony Mackie didn’t fill to audition for the role of Falcon on memoir of he turned into Marvel boss Kevin Feige’s first option.
The Wound Locker actor made his debut as Sam Wilson/Falcon in Captain The united states: The Winter Soldier in 2014, and made quite a bit of appearances within the role till 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, when he turned into handed the Captain The united states defend by Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers.
In an interview with Kind to promote the upcoming Disney+ indicate, The Falcon and the Winter Solider, Feige revealed Mackie didn’t fill to wade thru a rigorous audition process love many different actors within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) on memoir of he turned into everybody’s first option.
“The first journey turned into him being the unanimous first arrangement to play the persona. We appropriate kind equipped him the role, in my memory, he did no longer audition,” he shared. “That’s most productive came about a handful of instances at Marvel. Mr. Mackie turned into a form of instances. I believed he could perhaps be sizable as this persona. As we in most cases cease, as soon as we’re casting, you cast for the immediate role at hand – which turned into Sam Wilson in Captain The united states: The Winter Soldier, but when it all goes neatly, that could develop and evolve into varied things. You like an actor who can cease it all, which for optimistic, Anthony can.”
Speaking regarding the choice at hand Falcon the defend, Feige outlined “it gave the influence appropriate kind” for the characters and came at a time when Disney+ turned into within the works and could perhaps again as a system to search out Wilson’s yarn.
“What had been a traditional passing of the torch from one hero to one more on the tip of Endgame all of a sudden spread out our attainable to repeat a total yarn about that. What does it in actuality imply for any individual to step into those footwear? And no longer appropriate kind any individual, but a Gloomy man within the indicate day. That’s what Mackie and our head writer Malcolm Spellman and all of us didn’t must arrangement again from,” he outlined.
The Falcon and the Winter Solider premieres on Disney+ on 19 March.