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Anthony Mackie has been impressing audiences ever since his feature debut in 8 Mile, along with roles in Million Dollar Baby, The Manchurian Candidate, Half Nelson, The Hurt Locker, Real Steel and last year's Gangster Squad and Pain & Gain. This weekend, the actor gets a boost into the stratosphere with his role as Sam Wilson, a.k.a. Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, opening in theaters April 4.

If you haven't heard of this highly talented actor until now, his performance will leave an indellible impression in this thoroughly impressive Marvel Phase Two sequel (clickHere to read my full review), as he joins forces with Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) to take on The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan). I recently had the chance to speak with Anthony Mackie, where we discussed his first reactions to the script, the practicality of his Falcon suit, and how his catch phrase "cut the check" spread throughout the set. »


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