This story comprises spoilers for Apple TV+’s Ghosted.
Apple TV+’s Ghosted has loads going for it. Chris Evans makes his long-awaited return to rom-coms, whereas Ana de Armas will get the spy highlight she deserves in No Time To Die, and the 2 actors develop their tasks collectively (Knives Out and Netflix’s The Grey Man). ). Visualize them stumbling throughout a dysfunctional, however lovable associate. However watching this cute little motion rom-com isn’t simply their chemistry, it’s completely chock filled with MCU cameos.
Now this isn’t information. Evans spilled the beans on Good Morning America a number of days in the past. However the MCU is big and filled with characters massive and small. Absolutely the previous Captain America isn’t speaking about massive reunions, is he?
Mistaken! Ghosted doesn’t simply characteristic a few ex-colleagues teaming up for a scene or two, it’s a whole Captain America reunion. After each Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan went chilly turkey on their characters, the 2 appeared to offer some undeserved modifications, so Steve Rogers was in a position to return in time and date Peggy Carter within the Forties. Avengers Endgame!
Is Ghosted an alternate universe story the place Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes try and assassinate Steve Rogers? Who actually says that? Each Mackie and Stan play assassins making an attempt to search out Evans’ Cole ‘Canines Man’ Rickon, however, as with many rom-coms, it’s typically a basic case of improper place, improper time. De Armas’ Sadie is definitely the individual they’re searching for, however Cole finds himself kidnapped and a bounty on Sadie’s head after making an attempt to trace her down after a primary date.
As a result of aforementioned blessing, Mackie and Stan work towards one another. Whether or not you’ve seen Gosted or not, you already know this as a result of we’ve spent a variety of time watching them shoot one another in each Captain America: Civil Battle and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Every man tries to kill the opposite, whereas he tries to get Cole and a bounty on his head, however Mackie lastly leads after hitting Stan with a automotive.
What we actually want here’s a behind-the-scenes clip of Mackie maniacally sneering as a result of you recognize he’s acquired this on Stan’s head.
Their character names are additionally a superb snigger for Marvel followers. Stan says much less “he acquired the bounty hunter”, whereas Mackey’s killer mentions that he’s not “Sam’s grandson”. Everybody put together these Leo Factors memes!
Stan and Mackie aren’t the one Marvel buddies to point out up. I could not have Formally He hasn’t joined the MCU but, however Ryan Reynolds can be paying a fast go to. You guessed it: he’s additionally a bounty hunter! After some time we are going to see it within the film. It looks as if the crew behind Gosted knew precisely what they have been doing by ensuring that each Captain America and Bucky Barnes had their second collectively. (The second they get collectively is in Endgame earlier than Steve walks out on Bucky so Thanos doesn’t mud him off!)
Ghosted is unquestionably extra than simply its cameos – it’s a enjoyable, humorous, candy little film and you may inform everybody has a blast working collectively, however it’s nice to see these guys collectively once more!
Ghosted premieres on Apple TV+ on Friday, April 21.
Amelia is the streaming leisure editor at IGN. She is a movie and tv critic who covers dinosaurs, superheroes, and widespread horror. You possibly can normally discover her together with her canine, Rogers. This could embody cheeseburgers. Comply with her on social media @ThatWitchMia