Speaking to IGN, Spellman explained, “We wanted John Walker to be worthy of being Captain America if we were to give him the shield. You read the books, and he’s a great character in the books, but you don’t. can’t put it back. this guy the shield in the MCU. It wouldn’t work – making him Cap would violate some kind of indescribable logic, but you know it’s there. “In the series, Spellman explains that maybe John Walker will be a perhaps more relatable character: “So we started with the books, and as we saw that he was going to become Cap, we – I’m not going to say l ‘softened it, but we humanized it and made it a lot more worthy. But it has an intense journey, and it has to deserve it. “Spellman ended with what seemed like a tease about the character’s potential future:” And if he doesn’t [earn it]… you know what Marvel is like, you know what I’m saying? “
We’ve only seen a glimpse of Walker’s role on the show so far, and it’ll be interesting to see how the character ties into the series’ six-episode arc. What is clear is that the series will be less of a mystery box than WandaVision, with Spellman saying it will be Sparks Fewer Fan Theories Than Its MCU Streaming Predecessor.
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