The MCU is expanding, and no we’re not talking about different dimensions (yet). No, it’s the upcoming Disney streaming service beckoning to Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson.
In a Tuesday exclusive, Variety’s Justin Kroll and Joe Otterson wrote:
Marvel heroes Falcon and Winter Soldier are teaming up for a potential limited series at the Disney streaming service.
Variety has learned exclusively that Malcolm Spellman has been tapped to write a series featuring the two superheroes, which is currently in development at the streamer. It is the first of the proposed Marvel limited series to find a writer.
Marvel and Disney declined to comment.
Falcon and Winter Soldier, played by Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan respectively, have both appeared in multiple Marvel films to date, including the recent blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War.”
While Winter Soldier was a key character in the second “Captain America” film, the character who became the Winter Soldier — Bucky Barnes — first appeared in the original “Captain America” film in 2011. Falcon made his first appearance in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”
However, there’s a specific distinction about the Disney streaming project.
“Unlike other Marvel shows like “Daredevil” and “The Punisher,” the series on the Disney streaming service will be produced by Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige, who has headed up the MCU for years,” explained Variety. “The shows are also expected to have large budgets compared to other television projects.
Meanwhile, rumors continue to swirl about a possible “Scarlet Witch” show for the Disney streaming service. SO, stay tuned (pun intended).
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