‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ and ‘Stranger Things’ Have Several Behind-the-Scenes Connections

by Jeremy Spirogis
Millie Bobby Brown

Stranger Things and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier share some DNA past each being fan-favorite reveals that run on streaming networks. Both additionally share some expertise behind the digital camera and virtually shared some expertise in entrance of it. 

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Stranger Things additionally share a make-up artist, and certainly one of key stars of Stranger Things auditioned for a Marvel mission  unsuccessfully earlier than discovering her film franchise gig. The different frequent floor they share is a big query mark on when they may air once more. 

Millie Bobby Brown virtually bought a Marvel gig

Millie Bobby Brown
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To be clear, the gig Brown auditioned for however didn’t get was not for a Marvel Cinematic Universe film. It was for the Twentieth Century Fox variation of Marvel, earlier than that studio was owned by Disney and earlier than Disney minimize off Fox from the title.

Brown auditioned for the function of Laura, the feral younger lady who was like a mini-version of Wolverine. 

Brown didn’t get the half, which went to Dafne Keen, however she remained grateful for the expertise anyway, saying in a Variety interview with actress Evan Rachel Wood:

“I went for it. It meant so much to me. I was filming ‘Stranger Things,’ and I was like, ‘This is gonna be amazing, I’m gonna really prepare,’ and I sat in my room reading the lines. And honestly, for me, I felt so – I felt an actor, in the audition room, hitting Hugh Jackman, and (director James Mangold [with lines] sitting right in front of me.”

Although it might appear unusual in hindsight that Brown didn’t get the half, she finally discovered her personal large franchise gig, taking part in Madison, a woman whose household has been traumatized by Kaiju in final yr’s Godzilla King of the Monsters.

She is about to reprise the function in Godzilla vs. Kong, a sequel to Kong: Skull Island that was crammed with precise MCU veterans, together with Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston and Samuel L. Jackson.

‘Falcon’ and ‘Stranger share a make-up artist

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A glance by the credit of Stranger Things and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier reveals they share a key make-up artist, named Jessie Gambardella. The make-up on Stranger Things is greater than apparent – that collection serves up all fantasy and method of alien goo.

What type of work Gambardella has performed on The Falcon and the Winter Soldier stays to be seen, however the MCU virtually at all times serves up make-up heavy characters someplace. 

Gambardella has labored on quite a few MCU initiatives, together with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Thor: Ragnarok  Gambadell’s work uncredited on each of these, making The Falcon and the Winter Soldier her first main MCU credit score. 

Gambardella’s different credit embrace initiatives as diverse as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and its sequel, Zombieland: Double Tap and Love Simon. Stranger Things has been nominated for a number of make-up awards, though Gambardelli shouldn’t be one of many particular nominees. 

Both reveals had been shut down by the pandemic 

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Stranger Things and Marvel Studios initiatives  each shoot in and round Atlanta, and each had their runs minimize off by the coronavirus pandemic, together with many of the remainder of Hollywood. Stranger Things was taking pictures season 4, making edgy followers even edgier now that they’ve to attend longer to seek out out what occurred to Hopper. 

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was presupposed to kick off a run of a number of MCU collection for Disney+.and was anticipated to have premiered by now, however its delay has thrown all of the MCU collection launch dates into query, given Marvel’s normally advantageous connectivity. According to Complex. Falcon had been anticipated to renew taking pictures in August, with Stranger Things choosing up the place it left off this month. 

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