“The Falcon & The Winter Soldier” will not have a traditional second season, but will continue through the upcoming MCU movies “Captain America: Brave New World” and “Thunderbolts.” “Captain America: Brave New World” will explore Sam’s first mission as Captain America and address public reaction to his new role, while “Thunderbolts” will focus on Bucky’s recovery journey and the redemption of John Walker. Marvel may revisit the characters in the future after the release of these movies. Despite hope for a second season, the show’s continuation will happen through these movies.
The Falcon & The Winter Soldier Season 2
“The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” was released as part of the MCU’s Phase 4 and received critical acclaim. While it is listed as a miniseries, fans have been hoping for a second season to answer the questions left by the first season. The show follows Sam and Bucky as they team up to stop the Flag Smashers, a group enhanced with the Super Soldier Serum. The first season ended with Sam becoming the new Captain America and John Walker becoming U.S. Agent.
Instead of a second season, two upcoming MCU movies will continue the story of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.” “Captain America: Brave New World” will follow Sam on his first mission as Captain America and will also feature the return of other characters from the show. Bucky will be part of a new team called Thunderbolts, formed by antiheroes and reformed supervillains. This movie will address Bucky’s recovery journey and Walker’s redemption.
There are several plot threads left by “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” that will be addressed in the upcoming movies. “Brave New World” will tackle public reaction to Sam as Captain America and the new Falcon’s role. It will also address Isaiah Bradley’s redemption and whether his grandson will become Patriot. “Thunderbolts” has the challenge of addressing plot threads from multiple characters, including Bucky’s recovery journey and Walker’s role in the team.
While a true second season of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” seems unlikely, Marvel hasn’t ruled out the possibility of revisiting the characters in the future. The show is listed as a miniseries, but Marvel may continue Sam and Bucky’s stories under the titles “Captain America and The Winter Soldier” after the release of “Captain America: Brave New World” and “Thunderbolts.” There is no official announcement for a second season, but Marvel may choose to continue their stories in a different format.