Bucky Barnes Passes Torch to New Falcon in Marvel's Captain America Series, But Continues to Play Role in MCU's Future

News - 11 March 2024
In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Steve Rogers, also known as Captain America and portrayed by Chris Evans, always had his trusted ally Bucky Barnes, also known as the Winter Soldier and played by Sebastian Stan, by his side. However, in a surprising turn of events, Rogers has passed on his iconic shield to Sam Wilson, the former Falcon played by Anthony Mackie, in the Disney+ series Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Despite this change, Bucky continues to show his unwavering support for Sam in his new role as Captain America.

nnRecently, it was revealed by ScreenRant that Bucky will be stepping aside to make way for a new Falcon in the upcoming project Captain America: Brave New World. This new Falcon is none other than Air Force Lieutenant Joaquin Torres, portrayed by Danny Ramirez. Torres is introduced as a close friend of Sam, indicating a strong bond between the two characters.

While he may have had a minor role initially, it has been hinted that Torres will play a more significant part in the future of the Marvel Universe.nnFor fans of Bucky Barnes, there is no need to be disheartened as he will not be bidding a final farewell just yet. Instead, Bucky will be making a reappearance in the Marvel project Thunderbolts, showcasing his versatility and continued presence in the ever-expanding Marvel landscape.