Anyone who has read the Winter Soldier story in the Captain America comics will know that the Falcon plays a big part, so this isn’t totally unexpected…
Anthony Mackie(Hurt Locker) is in talks with Disney/Marvel for a role in the sequel to the hit Captain America movie, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
While the studios are being tight lipped about his role in the film all speculation would point to The Falcon, the only black character in Captain America canon.
The Falcon has been a long time team up partner for Captain America as well as an Avenger. Though since the movies tend to lean towards the Ultimate Universe I would not be surprised if he was a SHIELD agent.
The sequel subtitled The Winter Soldier also may be a give away that we will see Cap’s sidekick Bucky making a return as the KGB brainwashed assassin Winter Soldier (pause for fan boy elation) and is scheduled for release April 4, 2014.