‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ Creator & Stars On Tackling Social Issues In “Very Modern Superhero Show” – Contenders TV

‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ Creator & Stars On Tackling Social Issues In “Very Modern Superhero Show” – Contenders TV
“We knew from the beginning we wanted to position this as a very, very modern superhero show,” said Malcolm Spellman, creator, executive producer and writer of the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which sees Sam Wilson/Falcon and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier team up on a global adventure.

The show also tackled a number of relevant social issues including race, privilege, nationalism and the mistreatment of veterans, among other things.

“These characters are dealing with what regular people are dealing with,” said Spellman, who was accompanied by stars Anthony Mackie and Carl Lumbly in a panel for Deadline Contenders TV. “We knew that with the conversations we wanted to have, the best way to do that is if a character embodies something and the fans can see your intentions, but they’re seeing it in a drama that’s playing out on screen.”

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