Sebastian Stan, known as Bucky Barnes in the MCU, shares crucial details about the upcoming Thunderbolts project, including the start of filming in a month. Get the latest scoop on the cast, director, and Stan’s insights into the highly anticipated Phase 6 addition.
In a recent interview, Sebastian Stan, renowned for his role as James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes in the MCU, spilled the beans on Marvel Studios’ Thunderbolts production schedule. Debuting in 2011’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Stan’s Bucky Barnes has evolved into a consistent and pivotal supporting character, contributing to the Avengers’ battles and aiding in the transition to the new Captain America.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige officially announced the Thunderbolts project in July 2022, with Sebastian Stan set to reprise his role as the superhuman Winter Soldier. The film, directed by Jake Schreier, is gearing up for production, as confirmed by Stan during an interview with Variety promoting A Different Man.
According to Stan, Thunderbolts is scheduled to commence filming in “a month or so.” Expressing his excitement, he stated, “I’m gonna go back basically in a month or so, and I’ve missed it.” Stan anticipates a fantastic cast and praises the high batting average of the project, especially with Jake Schreier on board.
The Thunderbolts project, slated for MCU’s Phase 6, boasts a star-studded lineup, including Florence Pugh, Wyatt Russell, David Harbour, Hannah John-Kamen, Olga Kurylenko, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as confirmed in September 2022. The Thunderbolts team, originating from Marvel Comics, typically features reformed villains and antiheroes, aligning perfectly with Sebastian Stan’s character, Bucky Barnes.
While specific details about Thunderbolts remain under wraps, speculation suggests that Bucky Barnes may assume a leadership role akin to Steve Rogers’ Captain America in the original Avengers team. As the reformed Winter Soldier, Barnes brings a wealth of experience and connections, making him a potential leader for the team’s noble cause.
As fans eagerly await the Thunderbolts project, Sebastian Stan’s revelations add to the anticipation, promising a thrilling addition to the MCU’s expanding Phase 6 lineup. Stay tuned for more updates on this highly anticipated Marvel Studios venture.