The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

2021

Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities—and their patience—in Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.”

Cast

Daniel Bruhl
Zemo
(Actor)
Wyatt Russell
John Walker / US Agent
(Actor)
Anthony Mackie
Sam Wilson / Falcon
(Actor)
Sebastian Stan
Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier
(Actor)
Emily VanCamp
Sharon Carter
(Actor)
Kevin Feige
(Executive Producer)

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