Marvel Studios is currently looking for a sidekick for Captain America in the upcoming Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
But it won’t be Bucky Dent.
Marvel is reportedly in talks with Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter star Anthony Mackie to play the Falcon.
Falcon is one of the first African-American heroes to appear in a mainstream comic. The character debuted in Captain America #117, and was created by Stan Lee and Gene Colan. His civilian name is Sam Wilson, and he grew up in Harlem. Falcon has served as Cap’s sidekick on more than one occasion.