Marvel dropped an explainer on U.S. Agent/John Walker ahead of his appearance in The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. Now, fans have been looking forward to the Disney+ series since the moment it was announced. With all of this downtime, the company figured a quick video explainer of who the character was and how his conflict with Captain America has evolved over time might make sense. That short trailer that Marvel put out during the Super Bowl featured the copy of Cap running onto a football field with a different logo. Fans quickly freaked out when it was discovered that Walker somehow had possession of Captain America’s shield as well. Chances are, this Fall will bring even more answers about what’s going on with the MCU’s interpretation of the character.
Comicbook.com’s Adam Barnhardt described U.S. Agent as, “As the name suggests, U.S. Agent/John Walker was turned into a pseudo-Captain America experiment to work solely on behalf of the United States government. He did, however, make his comics debut as the supervillain Super-Patriot so it's yet to be revealed if Russell's take will be friend or foe to the new Captain America (Anthony Mackie) and Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan).”
Marvel Studios has tried to keep a lid on the storyline, though Stan couldn’t help but tease what fans could expect.
U.S. Agent may look like Captain America, but he's no Steve Rogers! pic.twitter.com/rWRM3rKiLB— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) May 30, 2020
"I think it's time for Bucky to go out there and have an identity outside of the circumstances that we've met him through," Stan recalled. "So, I don't know, he might do all kinds of things. He might even go on a date. I don't know. Scary world out there, you know? Apps, things like that. I don't know what he's gonna do. I can't see him on an iPhone...I think it's gonna be a lot of dealing with Anthony's character and Anthony himself which is always another character."
Marvel’s updated movie release schedule currently includes Black Widow on November 6, 2020, The Eternals on February 12, 2021, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on May 7, 2021, Marvel’s Spider-Man 3 on November 5, 2021, Thor: Love and Thunder on February 11, 2022, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on March 25, 2022, Black Panther II on May 6, 2022, and Captain Marvel 2 on July 8, 2022. Disney+ also has The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, WandaVision, Loki, What If...? Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Moon Knight on the way.
Are you excited about The Falcon and The Winter Soldier? Let us know in the comments! Check out the best reactions:
Excited to see what Wyatt Russel gets to do with this character in The Falcon and the Winter Solider !— Devin Colson (@DevinColson) May 30, 2020
It's like some sort of soap opera.— andrew flood (@floodums) May 30, 2020
It's going to be so great
Love all the shows— 💞Renee🦋 (@bristolgirl75) May 30, 2020
It’s cool character but he’s definitely not Captain America.— Shaquille Knight. (@sknightpascoe) May 30, 2020
It's true🙂— Loren (@lorenrbrooks) May 30, 2020
Falcon and The Winter Soldier is going to surprise this fan
The only Captain America Is Steve Rogers— Alessandro (@cosmoalex78) May 31, 2020
Oh man, he was so angry.— Wreckspectations (@MeatyMeatyRoo) May 31, 2020
Loved a good chunk of his fights or appearances. He’s given Cap a hard time as well as some respect at times.
He’s a character I really hope they do justice in the Falcon and Winter Soldier series or just in general
That's one way to relate!
Always liked this character. Maybe because we share the same name. #johnwalker— Walker (@thefirstorder13) May 31, 2020
Back in the day
I fully remember reading the Captain America story that led to the creation of USAgent. Steve Rogers stepping down and becoming The Captain, Johnny Walker taking over and making a mess of Captain America. That was a long time ago.— KeithWill (@KeithWi49720464) May 30, 2020
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