Thanks to his breakthrough performance as Sam Wilson, a.k.a. the Falcon, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Anthony Mackie is a well-known figure in Hollywood. But before being cast in a superhero role, Mackie had a successful acting career and a long list of noteworthy performances. He landed a breakthrough part in the Oscar-winning movie Million Dollar Baby in 2004. He received praise for his portrayal of Shawrelle Berry.

With parts in movies like The Hurt Locker, The Manchurian Candidate, and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Mackie continued to expand his career horizon. He entered the MCU in 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier as the Falcon. Since then, he has made appearances in a number of more MCU movies, such as Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

Anthony Mackie
Anthony Mackie

It was revealed in August 2021 that Mackie would succeed Chris Evans as Captain America. Fans were thrilled by the news and excited to see Mackie take on the iconic role. Mackie recently shared his experience on the first day of filming for the upcoming Captain America film.

Anthony Mackie recounted his experience

Recently, Anthony Mackie spoke honestly about his thrilling experience filming Captain America 4 with legendary actor Harrison Ford, who is portraying Thaddeus E. “Thunderbolt” Ross. In a recent interview, Mackie was open and honest about how he originally felt scared by Ford’s presence on the set, which briefly caused him to fumble his words. Ford’s down-to-earth manner and ability to create a casual atmosphere, though, helped Mackie quickly regain his confidence. Ford made everyone in the cast and crew feel at ease, which further increased Mackie’s admiration for the legendary actor.

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Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford

Ford is regarded by Mackie as a cool guy who represents what a movie star ought to be. Additionally, Mackie hinted at how his character, Captain America, and Ford’s Thaddeus E. “Thunderbolt” Ross would develop their friendship in Captain America 4. They have always had a mixture of friendliness, respect, and sometimes conflicts in their on-screen relationship. The actor admitted that he and Ford had a lot of on-screen time together. He said, “We spent a good bit of time together.”

What can we anticipate from Captain America 4?

Soon will be released the fourth Captain America film! The film is named Captain America: Brave New World. Sam Wilson, the new Captain America, played by Anthony Mackie, will be featured in it. Sam was last seen in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier on Disney+ when he was taught how to be a good Captain America by his friend Bucky Barnes.

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Captain America: Brave New World
Captain America: Brave New World

Along with Harrison Ford as Thaddeus E. “Thunderbolt” Ross, the film also stars Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, Sebastian Stan as Bucky, and Liv Tyler as Betty Ross. In this fourth installment, Sam is still debating his place in the superhero universe and whether he is deserving of carrying the mantle of Captain America when the story begins where the series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier left off.

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Source: CBR

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