D23: Wyatt Russell to appear as U.S. Agent in Falcon and Winter Soldier
Straight from Hall D23 at D23 Expo 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has announced new details on the upcoming The Falcon and The Winter Soldier TV series!
First up is the reveal that Emily Van Camp will return as Sharon Carter for the series, but also annoucned was the casting of Wyatt Russell (Lodge 49, Black Mirror) as the Marvel Comics character U.S. Agent. Originally a Captain America villain in the source material who later become a hero and was elected to the position of Captain America by a committee. Could the series take its cues from that comic storyline and see a feud between The Falcon and U.S. Agent? Sound off with your thoughts in the comments below!
John Wick creator Derek Kolstad joined the writing/creative team of Falcon and the Winter Soldier, though details are still under wraps, but it seems likely to follow up on Falcon’s new status quo after Avengers: Endgame. Anthony Mackie (Point Blank), Sebastian Stan (I, Tonya) and Daniel Brühl will all return for the series
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier may only run for six episodes, but it will connect with the larger MCU. It’s expected to hit Disney+ in August 2020.
Disney+ will launch on November 12. A monthly subscription will cost $6.99 a month, with an annual subscription set at $69.99. When Disney+ launches, 7,500 episodes, 25 original series, 400 library movie titles, and 100 recent theatrical film releases will be available. The service will be ad-free, supported solely by subscription fees, and will be available on gaming consoles, smart TV’s, and connected streaming devices.
Disney+ will allow downloading, meaning all content from the service will be accessible offline. As part of the new system you’ll be able to create your dream Disney+ profile by building your own custom avatar with characters from the library, including customized settings and profiles.