The Falcon and the Winter Soldier director Kari Skogland explains why Bucky’s codename doesn’t change in the ending credits of the series finale.
The Falcon and the Winter SoldierThe ending made a significant change to the episode’s final title card, which featured Sam Wilson as Captain America, but Bucky Barnes’s title remained the same.
Director Kari Skogland acknowledged this choice to keep Bucky’s title as the Winter Soldier, jokingly. Fandom, “In terms of the Winter Soldier, more to come.”
Though Skogland declined to elaborate, series showrunner Malcolm Spellman shared his thoughts on the matter, noting, “I haven’t spoken to Marvel about whether they also considered changing Bucky’s name, but my instincts tell me why. it still says ‘and The Winter Soldier’ is simply because they wanted to play on the poetry of a title you’ve been listening to. “
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The Marvel Studios series showed Bucky struggling with his past as the Winter Soldier, dealing with regret for his actions while under Hydra’s control. Specifically, Bucky is shown in therapy atoning for his past by progressing through a list of those he harmed.
Bucky Barnes first appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Steve Rogers’ best friend in Captain America the First Avenger. After his presumed death, it was later revealed that Bucky had survived; however, the Hydra organization made him the Winter Soldier. On Captain America: Civil War, Bucky returned as a brainwashed super soldier under Hydra’s control, which lasted until the end of the MCU. Captain America: Civil War.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier He also shared with fans a possible alternate name for Bucky in the future of the MCU. During his time in Wakanda, recovering from his earlier days of being controlled by Hydra’s influence, Bucky was given a new title: the White Wolf. While Skogland’s comments teased a future for the Winter Soldier character in the MCU, it remains to be seen what his name will be in the future and if the White Wolf title will be heard again as another name for Bucky Barnes in the Phase. Four from the MCU.
Created by Malcolm Spellman and directed by Kari Skogland, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier stars Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Emily VanCamp, Wyatt Russell, Noah Mills, Carl Lumbly, and Daniel Brühl. The series is available on Disney +.
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