The Marvel Cinematic Universe is already a massive place, full to the brim with characters, but ever since the news first broke that the studio would be collaborating with Netflix for a series of TV shows based on some of the brand’s street-level heroes, fans have hoped to see some kind of crossover take place. Unfortunately, Marvel head honcho Kevin Feige has repeatedly played down any plans for the likes of Daredevil or Luke Cage to one day suit up with The Avengers, and now, Anthony Mackie (Falcon) has also weighed in on the matter as well.
During a recent interview with Screen Geek, the actor was adamant that combining the characters from the big and small screens simply “wouldn’t work.”
Different universes, different worlds, different companies, different designs. Kevin Feige is very specific about how he wants the Marvel Universe to be seen in the film world. It wouldn’t work. It wouldn’t work at all.
Since Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. first premiered, the heroes from the Marvel movies have been mentioned and referenced constantly, and that’s continued into the Netflix universe – although they don’t always use their actual names (“the big green guy” instead of The Hulk, for example). This is a courtesy the movies have never returned, however, much to the chagrin of many fans.
Of course, just because Mackie doesn’t see it happening, doesn’t mean it never will (we heard the same thing about the Guardians of The Galaxy, after all), but even if something was to come together, all signs do point to us having to wait a very long time to see it.
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Source: Screen Geek