Marvel is working on a host of limited series that will bring the stars of the MCU to the Disney+ streaming service, and it’s set to use some of those shows to introduce brand new characters, too. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, from Empire’s Malcolm Spellman and John Wick creator Derek Kolstad, was meant to be the first of these projects to arrive, but due to the nature of things, and the way that the chips have fallen during Marvel’s disrupted 2020 production schedule, it will now be released AFTER the Scarlet Witch and Vision-flavoured WandaVision, but absolutely before other series that are in the works, like
Eventually, we’ll get to see what Marvel has planned for the reformed Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and its new Captain America, Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie), but we’re clearly in for a longer wait than we hoped for.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Release Date
Disney chief Bob Iger was the one who originally revealed that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was eyeing an August 2020 premiere on Disney+, but the series has now officially been pushed back to 2021. The cast and crew resumed production on the final pieces of the filming puzzle in Atlanta, Georgia in mid-September.