SPOILERS for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. With The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Now behind us, we now know which fan theories have developed and which have not, and one of the biggest theories that failed to materialize involved the Thunderbolts, a super team made up of Baron Zemo that consisted of reformed supervillains.
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With the arrival of Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her recruitment of John Walker (Wyatt Russell) as an American agent, not to mention Baron Zemo (Daniel Brühl) being captured and sent to The Raft, it was thought that we might be looking at the origins of the Thunderbolts, but Marvel executive producer Nate Moore said Weekly entertainment that the Thunderbolts were never in the cards.
The honest truth is, no. Not because we don’t think they’re great because they are, but because we already felt there was so much on the table in this series that we didn’t want to feature a group either. of characters, or reintroducing people we’ve seen in the past, and cloud the story.
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“The more characters you produce, the more you will have to serve them,Moore continued.And then we wouldn’t have had time to go home with Sam and Bucky to Louisiana, or do some of those things. That, on a character level, made us interested in doing this. [show] first.“However, that is not to say that the Thunderbolts will not happen in the future, especially since Marvel clearly has plans for these characters in future Disney + movies and / or series. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier showrunner Malcolm Spellman said: “I do not know. I just know there seems to be a lot of talk around that. I don’t know if the fans are crazy or not.“