Falcon & The Winter Soldier: 10 Characters Who MUST Appear

From CIA and SHIELD agents to Russian assassins, who would make great additions to the new series?


The impending arrival of Disney+ marks a huge shift for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which will - starting 2020 - utilize the new streaming service to expand its storytelling horizons. Fan favorites like Loki, Scarlet Witch and Hawkeye - as well as newcomers like Moon Knight, She-Hulk and Ms. Marvel - all have shows on deck, but the first one to arrive will be The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

Debuting sometime late next year, the series is set to pick up where Avengers: Endgame left off, with Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes figuring out their future in a world where their best friend, Steve Rogers, is no longer operating as Captain America.

Though story details are understandably being kept under wraps, we do know that they won't be the only two familiar faces we'll be seeing, as both Sharon Carter and Helmut Zemo are set to return to the MCU for the first time since 2016's Captain America: Civil War.

While the series should wisely keep the focus on its two leads, it's hard not to expect that Sharon and Zemo won't be the only other MCU vets we see along the way. Without swinging too big - after all, no one should be expecting all the other Avengers to show up in every episode - let's look over the MCU's legacy to sort out 10 more characters who'd fit right in...


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