Adepero Oduye Joins The Cast Of Marvel's 'The Falcon And The Winter Soldier'
Photo Credit: BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actress Adepero Oduye attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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Adepero Oduye Joins The Cast Of Marvel's 'The Falcon And The Winter Soldier'

The first set images from Falcon and The Winter Soldier have been released, along with a pleasant surprise–Adepero Oduye!

According to, Oduye has been seen on set, particularly in scenes with Anthony Mackie, who plays Sam Wilson, aka Falcon, who was recently named the new Captain America in Avengers: Endgame.

While it’s fascinating to see Oduye on set, it is unknown who she will play. offered up two theories; either she’s playing Sam’s sister Sarah or Sam’s ex-girlfriend Leila Taylor, a reporter who hates Captain America (presumably the Steve Rogers version of the character).

Regardless of the character Oduye is playing, her presence in the series should help flesh out Mackie’s character and give more dimension to Falcon, whom we’ve only seen in a friendship and support capacity for Steve. Hopefully, we’ll learn more about Oduye’s character before the series airs on Disney+ next fall.



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