Marvel followers are keenly anticipating the upcoming Disney+ miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier – and in line with star Anthony Mackie the collection has a lot in frequent with the franchise’s film tasks.
Mackie stated that the collection is not like every other TV present he or the different solid members had labored on in the previous, and that it is extra like a “six or eight hour film”.
Chatting with Snowpiercer star Daveed Diggs as a part of Selection’s Actors on Actors collection, Mackie stated: “We’re taking pictures it precisely like a film. All people who had labored on TV earlier than was like, ‘I’ve by no means labored on a TV present like this’.
“The approach through which we had been taking pictures, it feels precisely like we had been taking pictures the film reduce up into the present.”
Manufacturing on the present is at the moment shut down, owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and Mackie is hopeful that they will get again to taking pictures in the close to future.
He added: “These films are like summer season camp, and this present, it was no totally different. It was the similar group of individuals, coming collectively to make it work.
“And so the stunt stuff — all the pieces is simply on one other stage. Each present, each film, they only push it — they push the envelope a lot. So hopefully, knock on wooden, we’ll be going again quickly.”
Throughout the dialog Mackie additionally touched on the concern of illustration inside the Marvel movies, claiming the franchise wanted to do higher as regards to variety.
He defined: “It actually bothered me that I’ve performed seven Marvel films the place each producer, each director, each stunt particular person, each costume designer, each PA, each single particular person has been white.”
Mackie went on to stipulate the adjustments he wish to see made on the subject of hiring employees. “My large push with Marvel is rent the greatest particular person for the job. Even when it means we’re going to get the greatest two ladies, we’re going to get the greatest two males. Effective. I’m cool with these numbers for the subsequent 10 years.
“As a result of it begins to construct a new era of people that can put one thing on their résumé to get them different jobs. If we’ve acquired to divvy out as a proportion, divvy it out. And that’s one thing as main males that we will go in and push for.”