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Falcon and Winter Soldier Set Reveals Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, More

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is back in business as filming has resumed and the first set pics show off the cast including Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. Sebastian Stan posted the following image on Instagram joking: “Friends. Social distancing since November ’19.” The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie on …

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First High-Res Look At Georges St-Pierre As Batroc In Captain America 2 Reveals Facial Hair

A couple days ago, Marvel Studios released a batch of images for Captain America: The Winter Soldier giving us our first look at MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre As Batroc.

Some fans online complained that Batroc was lacking in his look compared to the comic book version.

Well, now a user on Reddit has uploaded the following high-res image of Georges St-Pierre which confirms Batroc in Captain America: The Winter Soldier will at least feature (in part) the trademark look of the comic book version as we do see facial hair.

Check it out:

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier has an April 4, 2014 release directed by the Russ Bros. starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily Van Camp, Hayley Atwell and Robert Redford.

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Synopsis:

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

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Georges St-Pierre Confirms Captain America 2; Said To Be Batroc the Leaper

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:6740:]]Captain America 2 has an added a villain with MMA superstar fighter Georges St-Pierre.

Georges St-Pierre confirms his involvement in the following video where he says he will be on set in Los Angeles for Captain America 2 for about a week.

The French-speaking UFC fighter from Quebec also says Marvel Studios told him to grow his hair for the part, which is reportedly for Batroc the Leaper.

“I let my hair grow for my role in ‘Captain America 2.’ It took me a month to grow this. I’m not a hairy guy. This is a lot of work. They asked me to let my hair grow to play a villain,” he said.

When questioned about the mustache, St-Pierre replied that he wasn’t sure about that.

Georges St-Pierre talks Captain America 2 around the 1 minute mark.

Batroc in the comics is from France and is a mercenary and nemesis to Captain America; he has no super powers, but is at the top of his game for martial arts, thievery, and French kick-boxing.

The Russo Bros. are directing Captain America: The Winter Soldier which has an April 4th, 2014 release date and stars Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johannson, Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Redford.

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