‘Avengers: Endgame’ Star Sebastian Stan: Bucky Never Wanted to Be the New Captain America, He Wanted to ‘Start Over’


Following the occasions of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel followers are trying ahead to seeing Anthony Mackie painting Captain America within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However there was some debate on whether or not or not Cap ought to have given his protect to Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes as a substitute. With Mackie and Stan teaming up for Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Stan not too long ago opened up about why he thinks Marvel made the proper choice.

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Captain America passes on his mantle in ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Within the ultimate moments of Avengers: Endgame, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) handed his iconic protect to Sam Wilson, a.ok.a. Falcon. Steve handed on his mantle after staying previously with the love of his life, Peggy Carter.

The transfer shocked many Marvel followers, particularly those that thought
Bucky was the plain selection for turning into the following Captain America. Whereas Sam
is the brand new Cap, his transition is not going to be a straightforward one.

In Falcon and the Winter Soldier, followers will meet one other Cap within the type of John Walker (Wyatt Russell). Russell’s character is the government-sponsored model of Captain America, main followers to take a position that Sam received’t tackle the mantle within the present’s first season.

The sequence was scheduled to premiere this summer season however the
coronavirus pandemic has delayed filming. Disney has not revealed when the present
will hit its streaming service.

Was Bucky in consideration to be the brand new Captain America in ‘Avengers: Endgame’?

Given Steve and Bucky’s historical past within the MCU, many followers suspected
that he would ultimately grow to be the brand new Captain America. Within the comics, Bucky
and Falcon have each wielded Cap’s protect sooner or later.

Throughout a current Avengers: Endgame watch social gathering on social media, a fan requested writers Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus in the event that they thought of giving Bucky Cap’s mantle. In response, Markus famous that Sam was extra fitted to the position than Bucky.

“Thought of, however rapidly dropped. Captain America is about
idealism, what we might be if we have been higher. Sam is that. Bucky is one thing
else totally. – CM,” he wrote.

There isn’t any arguing that Bucky has a extra difficult storyline than Sam in the MCU. Whereas Sam is extra like Cap in relation to idealism, Bucky was a brainwashed murderer who spent years murdering individuals for HYDRA.

Though followers might disagree with Markus’ argument, Stan additionally
believes that Sam was the higher option to be the brand new Cap.

Stan opens up about Bucky being Captain America

So far as Stan is worried, Marvel made the proper selection making Sam the following Captain America. In keeping with We Got This Covered, Stan not too long ago opened up in regards to the choice and revealed that each one Bucky needed to do after the occasions in Avengers: Endgame was to begin contemporary and “depart all this behind.”

“The place we arrived with him on the finish felt extra like he was
in a spot with a want for some form of launch: to begin over, begin life
once more in a means, discover out who he’s once more on his personal and depart all this
behind,” Stan shared.

Stan added that he believes Bucky has owned his
“mistake” and that Steve knew how he felt when he handed the protect
to Sam. Though some followers took this as a slight in the direction of Bucky, he and Steve
have been on the identical web page.

The actor additionally believes Steve did Bucky a favor by not giving him
the protect. As followers have witnessed in all three of the character’s standalone
movies, being Captain America comes with a great deal of duties and

Precisely how this traces up with Falcon and the Winter Soldier is but to be seen. It’s doable, nevertheless, that Bucky additionally hangs it up on the finish of the sequence, similar to Cap did in Avengers: Endgame.

Sebastian Stan dishes on ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

Talking of Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Stan additionally
teased what’s forward for the present. With out spoiling too many particulars, Stan
revealed that the upcoming sequence has a really comparable really feel to Captain
America: Civil Conflict

“What I liked about it was that, tonally, it was very a lot
in the identical world that The Winter Soldier was, which was one in every of my favourite
experiences that I’ve
ever had, interval. So, in a way, it was grounded and really a lot on the planet as
we all know it,” Stan revealed.

In keeping with Daily
, Stan promised followers that the sequence will function loads of
“huge, huge actions scene” whereas exploring the characters like
by no means earlier than. He additionally mentioned that they’ve been in a position to put the superheroes in
distinctive conditions, primarily because of the longer format of the sequence.

We have no idea when Falcon and the Winter Soldier will hit
Disney+ plus nevertheless it actually feels like Marvel has put collectively one other
thrilling undertaking.

Marvel followers can stream each Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame on Disney+.