Sam Wilson grew up in a tough Harlem neighborhood. His father, a minister, had been killed trying to stop a fight. In October 2018, Marvel announced its first behind-the-camera hire for The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, with Empire writer Malcolm Spellman attached to pen the script for the series. The Falcon and The Winter Soldier series is coming to Disney Plus in the near future, and Anthony Mackie says it is … Anthony Mackie, who has played the superhero Falcon seven times, says the Marvel Cinematic Universe needs to improve on diversity behind and in front of the camera.. Mackie, 41, … The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will feel like an extended Marvel movie. Sam did his best to try and do the right thing, but his grief and anger eventually led him down a … Though while The Falcon could make a great side franchise in the Marvel canon, it also makes for great performances that play Mackie's talents off of his equally talented cast members.