Sebastian Stan: Will play the Winter Soldier as long as Marvel wants
The actor first portrayed the role of James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes aka The Winter Soldier back in 2011
Sebastian Stan, who portrays Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has addressed his future in the MCU, during an interview. Stan was recently seen alongside Anthony Mackie in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier web series, which debuted on Disney+ earlier this year.
Sebastian first portrayed the role of James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes aka The Winter Soldier back in 2011. He was first seen in Captain America: The First Avenger which was the first movie of the Captain America franchise. The actor continued to play the iconic character of Bucky in seven other MCU movies.
Bucky was Captain America’s best friend who was brainwashed into turning an assassin for HYDRA. However, his character overcame all of that became best friends with the Captain again. Ever since then, Bucky has been an important part of the Infinity Saga of the MCU. The existence of the character has even caused a lot of tension amongst the Avengers including the fallout between Captain America and Iron Man.
Many actors have departed from their roles in the MCU after Endgame, like Captain America and Iron Man. Sebastian, however, among others continues to portray the character throughout The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. This series takes place chronologically after the events of Endgame.