Marvel’s ‘Falcon and Winter Soldier’ Series Recruits ‘John Wick’ Writer Derek Kolstad

Collider | 7/10/2019 | Jeff Sneider
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When we last reported on Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier series, Captain America: Civil War stars Daniel Brühl and Emily Van Camp were in talks to join Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan, and veteran TV helmer Kari Skogland (The Handmaid’s Tale) had just signed on to direct from a script by Malcolm Spellman (Empire). Well, it seems that Spellman will be getting a helping hand from none other than Derek Kolstad, the man who created the Baba Yaga, aka John Wick.

TheWrap broke the news and Collider has since confirmed that Kolstad is now involved with the six-part series, though as always, Marvel declined to comment.

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It’s unclear whether Spellman had been tapped to write all six episodes or just one of them, nor do we know whether The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has a writer’s room, like most TV series. TheWrap reported that Kolstad had joined the writing team, but we have no way of knowing whether that’s a reference to Spellman, or a larger group of scribes. Either way, Kolstad knows his way around an action sequence, which bodes well for this starry small-screen effort.

There’s no word on what the adventures of Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes will entail, but Mackie is expected to appear as Captain America after picking up...
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