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  • 'Falcon and Winter Soldier' creator Malcom Spellman reveals Sam's superpower — and whether Chris Evans almost cameoed

    Future "Captain America 4" writer explains why becoming a Black Cap "never became easy" for Sam Wilson.

  • Anthony Mackie’s reaction to new Captain America action figure is priceless: 'Looks more like Jamie Foxx'

    Despite thinking the action figure resembles Jamie Foxx more than it does himself, Mackie was happy with it and said it’s amazing.

  • A long-lost Captain America returns in the latest episode of 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'

    As far as the Marvel Cinematic Universe public knows, only two men have served as Captain America: Steve Rogers and now John Walker. But the second episode of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" lifts the veil on long-held military secret.

  • 'Falcon and Winter Soldier' team on rebooted Captain America: 'What does it mean for a Black man to pick up such an iconically white symbol?'

    Stars Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan, director Kari Skogland and executive producer-writer Malcolm Spellman on how latest show fits in the Marvel Universe and the challenge of following "WandaVision."

  • New Captain America Anthony Mackie criticizes Marvel's diversity efforts: 'In no way, shape, or form is it enough'

    "It’s a huge opportunity for me to be part of the Marvel universe, so it’s my job to make sure the Marvel universe is as good as it can be," the actor said.

  • Anthony Mackie Says Marvel Movies Need to Do Better About Diversity

    Anthony Mackie has played Falcon seven times in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with 2014's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." In an interview for Variety's Actors on Actors issue, Mackie talked to Daveed Diggs about the need for more diversity in Disney's Marvel movies. The conversation started out with both actors talking about their most […]

  • Twitter is praising Anthony Mackie for emotional and 'powerful' interview

    The Marvel star got emotional while sharing his experience standing on the balcony where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.

  • Apple Canceled ‘The Banker’ Premiere After Producer Accused of Sexual Assault by Sisters

    Apple has not publicly disclosed why it canceled the planned premiere of its film “The Banker,” but it did so less than a week after producer Bernard Garrett, who is also the son of the film’s subject (portrayed by Anthony Mackie), was publicly accused of sexual assault by one of his half-sisters.And on Wednesday night, the Hollywood Reporter reported that Garrett had been accused of sexual assault by both of his half-sisters.“The Banker” was originally scheduled to premiere as the closing film of the 2019 AFI Festival in Los Angeles, but the screening was abruptly canceled Wednesday afternoon. Apple did not disclose the reason for doing so, saying in a statement only that “Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention. We, along with the filmmakers, need some time to look into these matters and determine the best next steps. In light of this, we are no longer premiering ‘The Banker’ at AFI Fest.”Also Read: Apple Nixes 'The Banker' AFI Festival Premiere Over New 'Concerns' About Fact-Based FilmBut the move came just five days after Garrett Jr.’s half-sister, Cynthia Garrett, tweeted that the film “LIES TO HIDE THE PRODUCER WHO SEXUALLY MOLESTED MY SISTER AND I FOR YEARS THEN STOLE MY MOMS LIFE STORY WITH OUR DAD.” And according to THR, Cynthia and her sister, Sheila Garrett, told Apple approximately a week ago that Garrett Jr. molested them over a period of several years in the early 1970s, when they were little girls.The sisters spoke to THR, and said that the film misrepresented the timeline of real-life events so that they and their mother were left out of the story entirely. “This entire project is poisoned. It’s the fruit of crime, lies and deception,” Cynthia Garret told THR.Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheWrap. Cynthia Garrett also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Romulus Entertainment, which co-produced the film, also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Attempts to contact Bernard Garrett Jr. were unsuccessful.Also Read: Anthony Mackie and Samuel L Jackson Buy Up White America in 'The Banker' Trailer (Video)The drama starring Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson is based on the true story of two real estate investors and businessmen, Bernard Garrett (Mackie) and Joe Morris (Jackson), who managed to buy banks and homes in all-white neighborhoods and loan it back to black people looking to find their own American dream in a still segregated world that made that dream difficult. Nicholas Hoult co-stars in the film as the white man the duo hired to be their stand-in for business deals with white bankers.George Nolfi directs the drama written by Niceole Levy, Nolfi, David Lewis Smith and Stan Younger from a story by David Lewis Smith, Stan Younger and Brad Caleb Kane.Read original story Apple Canceled ‘The Banker’ Premiere After Producer Accused of Sexual Assault by Sisters At TheWrap

  • AFI Fest Abruptly Cancels Apple’s ‘The Banker’ As Closing-Night Film In Unprecedented Move

    In a virtually unprecedented development, AFI Fest has been forced to make a last minute switch of their closing night film, The Banker which was scheduled to have its World Premiere in Hollywood Thursday night. Netflix's Marriage Story, already in theatrical release, has been tapped to take the slot. The Banker, which stars Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. […]

  • Chris Evans accidentally spoiled the Avengers: Endgame ending for Anthony Mackie

    Chris Evans spoiled Avengers Endgame ending for Anthony Mackie

  • 'Avengers: Endgame' directors and stars on why Sam — not Bucky — became the new Captain America

    Directors Joe and Anthony Russo and stars Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan talk about Captain America passing his shield to Sam Wilson.

  • ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5: See New Posters for Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie and Andrew Scott Episodes (Photos)

    “Black Mirror” fans have just over a week until they are finally returned to the twisted world of Netflix’s tech-obsessed anthology series. But until then, they can spend their hours deciphering what the clues in these new Season 5 posters tell us about the three-episode installment, starring Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie and Andrew Scott.The trio of key art for Scott’s “Smithereens,” Mackie’s “Striking Vipers,” and Cyrus’ “Rachel, Jack and Ashley, Too,” don’t tell us much directly — but does the Charlie Brooker-created show ever give anything away before it’s ready to? Nope, you’re gonna have to look a little closer at the images to find a hint or two.To assist you on your theorizing, here’s the description for “Smithereens,” starring Scott, Damson Idris and Topher Grace: A cab driver with an agenda becomes the centre of attention on a day that rapidly spirals out of control.Also Read: 'Black Mirror' Season 5: Anthony Mackie Has a Wandering Eye in Teaser for 'Striking Vipers' Episode (Video)And the logline for “Rachel, Jack and Ashley, Too,” which stars Cyrus, Angourie Rice and Madison Davenport: A lonely teenager yearns to connect with her favorite pop star – whose charmed existence isn’t quite as rosy it appears …Last but not least, here’s the synopsis for “Striking Vipers,” featuring Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Beharie, Pom Klementieff and Ludi Lin: Two estranged college friends reunite in later life, triggering a series of events that could alter their lives forever.See the episode posters below.“Black Mirror” Season 5 launches June 5 on Netflix.Read original story ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5: See New Posters for Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie and Andrew Scott Episodes (Photos) At TheWrap

  • ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Episode Trailers: Miley Cyrus and Anthony Mackie Go Full Cyborg

    Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones have crafted three all-new stories that are as timely as ever.

  • ‘Black Mirror’: Anthony Mackie & Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Cast In Season 5

    Captain America: Civil War star Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman) have been cast in the upcoming fifth season of Netflix's Emmy-winning anthology sci-fi series Black Mirror, Deadline has learned. Created and written by Charlie Brooker, each episode of Black Mirror employs a different cast of actors to explore themes linked to the collision of mankind with the unforgiving technology they have created. Season four featured episodes including space thriller…

  • ‘Io’ Trailer: Anthony Mackie & Margaret Qualley Are The Last Survivors On A Toxic Earth In Netflix Sci-Fi Film

    "Scientist predicted what would happened, but it was too late," says a voiceover in the newly released trailer for Io, a Netflix original film with Anthony Mackie (Avengers: Infinity War) and Margaret Qualley (The Leftovers) starring as two inhabitants of a toxic and deserted Earth.  Jonathan Helpert directed the film, which will be available to stream January 18. Co-written by Clay Jeter, Charles Spano, and Will Basanta, the film follows Sam (Qualley), one of the last…

  • ‘Altered Carbon’ Renewed For Season 2, Anthony Mackie Succeeds Joel Kinnaman As Takeshi Kovacs On Netflix Series

    Six months after the first season of <em>Altered Carbon</em> was released on Netflix, the sci-fi series has been renewed for an 8-episode second seasons with some big changes. Anthony Mackie ( <em>Captain America</em>, <em>Detroit</em>) has been cast as the lead Takeshi Kovacs, a role originated by Joel Kinnaman in Season 1. Behind the scenes, Alison Schapker is joining the series as executive producer and will serve as co-showrunner alongside creator/executive producer Laeta Kalogridis who was…

  • The cast of 'Avengers: Infinity War' goes on a celebrity sightseeing tour

    The Avengers assembled for James Corden's first Hollywood star tour: a tour that takes the stars on tour.

  • 'The Avengers' cast parodies 'The Brady Bunch' theme song

    Ahead of the release of "Avengers: Infinity War," the cast parodied "The Brady Bunch" theme in what could be considered an "Avengers" origin song.

  • The crazy measures Marvel took to keep 'Avengers: Infinity War' shrouded in secrecy

    According to Josh Brolin (Thanos), there were even signs posted above the studio's urinals to remind people not to talk about what they were up to: "It was scary, it was covert."