The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Sam accepts the Captain America shield; here's what to expect in the season finale


In the fifth episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Sam Wilson finally agreed to take up the Captain America shield and possibly even the identity. Kari Skogland, the director, explains what it means. “We wanted Sam to engage in both public and private conversation about what it means for a Black man to pick up such an iconic historically white symbol,” she told Entertainment Weekly.