Anthony Mackie Reveals What Song He’s Using to Prepare for ‘Captain America 4’
A character poised to be vitally important to the future of the MCU, Sam Wilson embodies some of the more unique qualities of any Marvel character; the man behind the shield only grew that uniqueness, as Anthony Mackie reveals what sone he’s using to prepare for Captain America 4
MArvels lauded Phase Four has brought about a significant number of evolutions for some of their pinnacle characters; with one of the most important coming in the form of Sam Wilson’s evolution during the MCU Disney+ series, Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
The series followed Wilson’s struggles accepting the burden of the iconic shield; grappling with the weight of the legacy he inherited as the torchbearer for the Captain America mantle.
The series was one of Marvel’s best, grounded in a realism that stung the viewer and establishing a new day, with a new kind of Captain America leading the charge against the unjust.
Following that series, Marvel announces plans to bring Sam Wilson to the big screen in his very own solo film centered around his transition.
While in attendance at the Grammy awards, Anthony Mackie revealed what song he’s using to prepare for the upcoming Captain America 4; as the announced as host of the upcoming CMT Awards, Mackie spoke on his love for music, and how it aids his craft of acting.
Speaking to Variety, Mackie stated, “Music is a part of my life, Every role that I play, I pick a song to represent that character, and I pick a piece of art to represent that character. So music has always been kind of the defining factor for my life and career.”
Mackie was then asked what song did he use to help him prepare for the upcoming Captain America 4, to which he stated, “I can’t say it on camera. but it’s a Tupac song. And it starts off, ‘First off, dot dot dot dot dot…”
Variety went on to uncover the song was Tupac Shakur’s 1996 single, “Hit ‘Em Up,” a diss track crafted by the rapper aimed at the East Coast, which feels like a unique choice for the Sam Wilson solo film; regardless, we cant wait to see what Mackie does with the character rin his own film.