SPOILERS for the final moments of Marvel The Falcon and the Winter Soldier from the beginning, so if you haven’t seen the Disney + series yet, please look away now. Throughout the show, Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes is working hard to make amends for his assassin past, leading many fans to believe that the character would leave behind the nickname The Winter Soldier. While there is nothing as remarkably symbolic as Sam Wilson’s transition to the new Captain America, According to the show’s creator and lead writer Malcolm Spellman, Bucky is no longer the Winter Soldier.
“I think Bucky comes into this really believing he is some kind of Winter Soldier no matter what they say. In the end, he has the moment with the old man, but more importantly, no one has ever grasped this … saying it all the way around. day. In the scene with the Flag-Smashers in Episode 6, when one of those people gets out of that truck and thanks Bucky, that’s the first time he’s a hero. So at the end of this series, Bucky is emerging like he’s shed the Winter Soldier’s burden. He’s found a new family, ironically, it’s a black family in Louisiana, you know what I’m saying? And he’s proven himself a hero for the first time. And I think it’s now free to become amazing. “
One of the last things the show does is claim that Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson is now Captain America, and it does so by changing the final title card of the familiar “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” to read “Captain America and the Winter Soldier.” winter”. Soldier. “Many had seen it coming, hoping the final title card would say” Captain America and The White Wolf, “or even” Captain America and Bucky Barnes. “Well, Spellman wants the public to look past this.
“I hope people forget that final title card as an indicator of a Marvel engagement. I think he has killed that dragon, personally, and I don’t think he’s in trouble for that. So when Bucky enters the series, he never He has never shaken what he believes, which is, ‘I remember everyone, murders, which means that part of me was there, which means that part of the Winter Soldier is me.’ And if even a fraction of the Winter Soldier you are You are a horrible person. You know what I’m saying? “
Interestingly, Spellman has now revealed in a separate interview with THR that he had planned for the title card to read something different at the end of the series. “I got to see that nickname [White Wolf] seeing one of the cuts, and man, did it really affect me emotionally, “shared Spellman.” I think they wanted the impact of Captain America and the Winter Soldier to land. And I think they had made Captain America and the White Wolf, it might not have been such an emotional landing because it’s too much math and too much evolution. But I don’t know for sure what it was. That surprised me while looking at the cut, but I loved it. “
Do you think the final moments of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Would it have been more effective if you had noticed that Bucky shed the personality of The Winter Soldier? The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is now available to stream in its entirety on Disney +. This comes to us courtesy of Comicbook.com.
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