Sebastian Stan marked 10 years of Bucky Barnes’ The Winter Soldier in MCU by posting a heart-touching story on Instagram. He was cast in Captain America: The First Avenger for the role a decade ago.
A decade is a quite long time for an actor to play an individual role and maintain its stardom. After completing 10 years with MCU, Sebastian uploaded a story on Instagram with a photo of him as The Winter Soldier and thanked his fans for the support. He is also looking forward to continue as Bucky with MCU.
“10 years since we met this guy on the screen and we’re still going strong💥” Sebastian wrote.
“To says it’s been the journey of a lifetime would be an underestimate. Forever grateful for all your love and support over the last decade 🙏❤️ #10YearsOfBucky,” he added.
Not everyone knows but Sebastian Stan went to MCU to audition for the role of Capital America, which later was played by Steve Evans. But Sebastian anyhow managed to get the role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Captain America’s trustworthy ally James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes, also known as Bucky and The Winter Soldier.
Bucky Barnes’ history in MCU
In the movie, Sebastian Stan aka Bucky Barnes was friends with Steve Rogers (Captain America) from childhood. During World War II, both fought side by side until he died. However, the character was again shown up as the evil assassin in the sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier. One of Bucky’s superpowers includes Cybernetic Left Arm and Infinity Formula. Cybernetic Arm provides him superhuman strength with enhanced reflexes and Infinity Formula giving him enhanced vitality, and magnified strength, speed, agility, reflexes, stamina, and resiliency to injury.
HYDRA brainwashed Bucky and made him their assassin. Bucky’s brainwash leads to many barbarities like murdering Howard and Maria Stark, the parents of Tony Stark. But after some time he goes back to civilized mode and becomes Captain’s best friend.
Sebastian Stan and his role Bucky is now an integral part of the MCU. He played important roles in the MCU movies like Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019). Most recently is starred as a co-lead role in the television series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021). Stan’s upcoming project includes MCU’s What If…? (2021), Pam and Tommy and The 355.