6-Part ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Series to Be Directed by Kari Skogland; Going to Have Familiar MCU Veterans

The frenzy for Avengers: Endgame might have settled down; however, fans of MCU are looking forward to the forthcoming projects from Marvel Studios. As per reports, down the pipeline is ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ series that would be coming to the Disney+ streaming service.

Kari Skogland has been roped in to direct the six-part miniseries for Disney+ and sources having knowledge on the matter stated that Avengers: Endgame’s Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie to be starring in the series. Also, two more actors from Marvel Cinematic Universe, Emily VanCamp and Daniel Bruhl are in discussion to join the miniseries on Disney+. Both VanCamp and Bruhl made their MCU debut in Captain America: Civil War. While Bruhl played the villainous Zemo; VanCamp played Sharon Carter. The ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ miniseries is eyeing to make its debut in August 2020. However, the studio refused to comment on the matter.

Kari Skogland has directed episodes of “The Handmaid’s Tale’ and would also be directing the forthcoming AMC series NOS4A2 starring Zachary Quinto and the pilot block of Starz’s The Rook.

Skogland is the Emmy-nominated, BAFTA-winning director, showrunner and CEO of Mad Rabbit, a Red Arrow Studios company, which started in 2016. She is the pilot block director and executive producer of Showtime’s forthcoming limited series The Loudest Voice that would be aired in June and would star Russell Crowe as Roger Ailes and Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson. Her other credits consist of the premiere season of Condor (Audience), The Borgias and Penny Dreadful (Showtime), Boardwalk Empire (HBO), The Killing, The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Under the Dome (CBS), Vikings (History), Power (Starz), The Americans (FX), and House of Cards and The Punisher (Netflix).
Skogland even directed and produced the indie film Fifty Dead Men Walking, starring Ben Kingsley and Jim Sturgess, which was at a gala at Toronto Film Festival.

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