The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is an upcoming American television miniseries created by Malcolm Spellman for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics characters Sam Wilson / Falcon and Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films of the franchise. The events of the series take place after the film Avengers: Endgame (2019). The series was produced by Marvel Studios, with Spellman serving as head writer and Kari Skogland directing.
Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprise their respective roles as Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes from the film series. Daniel Brühl, Emily VanCamp, and Wyatt Russell also star. By September 2018, Marvel Studios was developing a number of limited series for Disney+, centered on supporting characters from the MCU films, with Spellman hired to write one on Falcon and Winter Soldier in October.
The series was officially confirmed in April 2019 along with Mackie and Stan’s involvement. Skogland was hired the next month. Filming began in October 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, before moving to the Czech Republic in early March 2020. Production was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resuming in Atlanta in September 2020. Filming ended in the Czech Republic in October.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is scheduled to premiere on March 19, 2021, and will run for six episodes until April 23, 2021. It will be part of Phase Four of the MCU.