Anthony Mackie says he thinks The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is the first Marvel show to ever have budget constraints

Earlier Anthony Mackie called out Marvel for its racist hiring process

By Apoorv Shandilya, June 29, 2020 18:14 IST

Anthony Mackie is excited for his fans to finally watch his upcoming show The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. The show is scheduled for release sometime in August 2020. It also stars Sebastian Stan as the Winter Soldier. The show takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame. This will result in Anthony Mackie's Falcon taking up the mantle of Captain America after Steve Rogers gives up the title in their last film together.
Jokingly Anthony Mackie remarked that he thinks The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is the first Marvel film or show to have budget constraints. In a recent conversation during a show with Variety Mackie said, 'It was really amazing just because I feel like we’re the first Marvel show or movie that had budget constraints. And that was always my (experience), ‘It’s Marvel, we could shoot forever.’ And they’re like, ‘Nah.’ So it was a very different experience from the rest of the movies. But at the same time, it was a lot of fun.'
We’re shooting it exactly like a movie.Everybody who had worked on TV before was like, ‘I’ve never worked on a TV show like this.’ The way in which we were shooting, it feels exactly like we were shooting the movie cut up into the show. So instead of a two-hour movie, a six or eight-hour movie, ' he added.
The show is a culmination of six episodes and revolves around a conflict between the lead heroes and the evil organization Hydra. Meanwhile in an interview Anthony Mackie also called out Marvel for its racist hiring process.

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