A brand new set photograph from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has made its method on-line. We must always warning up high that this would possibly enterprise into what sure followers would think about spoiler territory. So be warned earlier than we get into specifics. That stated, the photograph in query could also be hinting at a X-Males stunning villain making its option to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The photograph, on the floor, seems to only be two folks on the set at a craft companies desk. It showcases a member of what seems to be a biker gang from behind. We are able to see his leather-based jacket, which has a moderately giant image of an angry-looking face on the again. As sure followers have since identified, this picture bears a resemblance to Ogun, the villain who first appeared in Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #1 within the pages of Marvel Comics again in 1984. The character additionally was prominently featured within the Demise of Wolverine storyline that was printed in 2014. However it’s the alleged location featured within the photograph that would have extra direct implications on the upcoming Disney+ collection.
It appears this photograph pertains to a batch of set images that made their method on-line six months in the past. Sam and Bucky had been being attacked by a biker gang. On the time, it wasn’t clear who they had been affiliated with or the place they had been from. This new photograph seems to shed new gentle on that, because it has been reported that the scenes being filmed had been set in Madripoor.
In Marvel Comics, it is a fictional island positioned in Southeast Asia that has appeared within the New Mutants, Wolverine, Hawkeye, Punisher Warfare Zone and, extra lately, as the first location in X-Males Blue. Is that this gang in Madripoor by some means associated to Ogun? Or another villain that appears an excellent deal like Ogun? Is it only a enjoyable little Easter egg for followers? Is it threading a needle that will probably be pulled afterward within the MCU? For now, we’ve extra questions than solutions. On the very least, it appears Sam and Bucky will probably be paying a go to to an iconic location that’s typically tied to mutants in Marvel historical past.
The timing of that is key as Marvel Studios can use X-Males characters now. With the Disney/Fox merger final yr, the rights to the X-Males and Unbelievable 4 had been a giant a part of it. It has already been revealed that the studio plans to reboot the franchise sooner or later down the road. Within the meantime, there isn’t a cause they cannot begin planting seeds to tease mutants, and on this case villains associated to mutants, within the universe.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is bringing again Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan as Sam and Bucky, respectively. Daniel Bruhl can be returning as Zemo, with Emily VanCamp reprising her function as Sharon Carter. Kari Skogland (The Handmaid’s Story) is directing the collection, with Malcolm Spellman (Empire) on board as the top author. Filming is anticipated to renew quickly to complete what little must be completed. At current, the present is scheduled to reach on Disney+ in August. You’ll want to take a look at the set photograph for your self. This information was first reported by Murphy’s Multiverse.