The Falcon and The Winter Soldier composer Henry Jackman revealed a Captain America Easter egg hidden in the score.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has finally come to a close, but there’s still plenty of Marvel greatness to find when rewatching the series. It’s packed with Easter eggs and references to classic Captain America characters, sidekicks and villains. But according to composer Henry Jackman, there’s a hidden nod to the film Sam Wilson debuted in; Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
When speaking to ComicBook.com, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier composer Henry Jackman explained that he built part of a musical cue from the Captain America sequel into Sam’s Louisiana Hero theme in the Disney Plus series. He also explained that the goal was to make sure the music did justice to the new hero’s journey. Take a look below.
“Building Sam up is exactly what we were trying to do. Fans might not notice, but Falcon does have a little musical cue in The Winter Soldier. In a project that big, you have so many things to deal with. So, I couldn’t really knock off for a week and try to build out all this music for Sam Wilson. But I took that small sequence and built it out to where you can hear it in the middle of Louisiana Hero right when it reaches that apex. So, he really does have a foundation with that, but the creative team has really built him up to this new beginning in Episode 5 and 6 of this series. That’s what the story was trying to accomplish, and it was crucial that we do the writing justice with the music in the series echoing that trip.”
Did you pick up on the Captain America: The Winter Soldier Easter egg? What did you make of the finale of the series? Sound-off in the comments below!
Here’s the official synopsis for the series:
Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities—and their patience—in Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.”
Directed by Kari Skogland from scripts written by showrunner Malcolm Spellman and Derek Kolstad, the series stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, Daniel Brühl as Baron Helmut Zemo, and Wyatt Russell as John Walker / U.S. Agent. Actors Desmond Chiam, Miki Ishikawa, Noah Mills, and Carl Lumbly have also been cast.
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