Anthony Mackie will formally get the shield again for Captain America 4

Anthony Mackie will formally get the shield again for Captain America 4

The expected star of the forthcoming Captain America 4 is, expectedly, returning.

Anthony “Ex-Mackie-na,” as his Falcon and the Winter Soldier costar Daniel Bruhl likes to call him, is formally flying into the new sequel, EW has learned.

EW connected with Disney and Marvel for comment.

Given what occurred during the events of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, this is the place where streets appeared to be leading. The show, which streamed on Disney+ from March through April, saw Mackie’s Sam Wilson go from Falcon to taking up Steve Rogers’ vibranium shield and becoming the next Captain America.

Captain America 4 — an unofficial title, coincidentally — is being co-written by The Falcon and the Winter Soldier head author Malcolm Spellman and another scribe on the show, Dalan Musson. The indications of another Mack(ie) attack were all there!

In an interview fixed to the season finale of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Mackie had this to say about a potential return for the fourth Captain America film: “I literally found out yesterday in a grocery store. The checkout guy named Dwayne, a cool cat, he’s like, ‘Yo, man. Is this real?!’ I’m like, ‘I haven’t heard anything.’ That’s what I love about working for Marvel. They call you, they’re like, ‘Come to L.A. We wanna tell you what’s going on.’ So, I’m excited to see what happens, but I haven’t heard anything.”

“What would be really bad is if the movie [Captain America 4] starts and I get blown out of the sky,” he added. Fortunately, he doesn’t have to worry about that anymore.

It isn’t yet clear if Sebastian Stan, who costarred on The Falcon and the Winter Soldier as Bucky Barnes, will likewise be returning. The equivalent goes for different figures populating the show, including people like Emily VanCamp’s Sharon Carter, Wyatt Russell’s John Walker, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Valentina Allegra de Fontaine.

It’s likewise not clear with respect to whether a second season of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is in the cards, however sources affirm Mackie’s return is for the film now.

Stan congratulated his mate via social media. The actor shared a big, “Hell. Yes.” on his Instagram Story.