In this new featurette for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, we get a deeper perspective into the show's characters, including Bucky (Sebastian Stan) losing his anchor-point to his past before he was a brainwashed murder machine, and Sam (Anthony Mackie) dealing with what it means to be a black man picking up the shield that symbolizes a country with a complicated legacy.
Head writer Malcolm Spellman says "I felt like we would be dishonest just on a human level, if we had this black man just accept this symbol without having real ambivalence about it."
Executive producer Nate Moore says "The notion of what blackness means in America ties very much into Sam's journey through the events of the show."
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