It seems that Disney+ has found a director for their Marvel miniseries,The Falcon and Winter Soldier. Kari Skogland will reportedly helm the project for Disney’s upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service.

Kari Skogland

Kari Skogland

What’s happening:

  • Deadline is writing that Disney has found their director for new Disney+ series The Falcon and Winter Soldier. 
  • Kari Skogland has reportedly been tapped to helm the 6-part Marvel series for Disney’s new streamer.
  • Skogland’s directing career spans a variety of acclaimed television series and movies with her most notable credits including:
    • The Handmaid’s Tale
    • AMC’s NOS4A2 
    • Showtime’s upcoming limited series The Loudest Voice 
    • HBO’s Boardwalk Empire 
    • The Walking Dead 
    • Fear the Walking Dead
    • The Americans 
    • House of Cards
    • The Punisher 

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  • As previously announced, Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will reprise their roles as the title characters.
  • Additionally, Daniel Bruhl and Emily Van Camp who both star in Captain America: Civil War are reportedly in talks to join the show as well.

  • While the storyline has not been revealed, Marvel Studios President, Kevin Feige has said that what happens in the Disney+ series would “totally and completely” weave into the films.
  • And yes, that means the events in Avengers: Endgame could be referenced throughout any of the four new series coming to Disney+.
  • In fact (and spoiler alert) Deadline’s Mike Fleming Jr. even says that he’s, “heard that Mackie’s accepting the shield from Captain America at the end of Avengers: Endgame will figure into the miniseries, but the studio had no comment on where it goes.”
  • The Falcon and Winter Soldier is expected to debut on Disney’s streaming service in August 2020.
 
 

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