Anthony Mackie wants to be in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Thor 3 and Guardians of the Galaxy 2

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Out of all the actors in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War, Anthony Mackie has been the most vocal and excited. He has talked about how Civil War is going to be like Avengers 3.8 and his expectations on a new suit for Falcon. Now we get another lengthy interview with iamROGUE. We don’t really learn anything new for the story, but we do get to see Mackie being very excited again to be in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

We all knew Mackie was going to be in Captain America: Civil War, but it was still nerve-wrecking for the actor since nothing was confirmed until they reached out to him.

When we finished Cap 2 I asked and begged to come back, literally. So I found out when everybody else did. I got a call from my manager. He said, “They’re going to put you in Cap 3.” It’s always a surprise with Marvel, man. If you are not one of those like Thor or Cap, then you have no idea. The only person that had an early version of the script and read the outline was Chris Evans. I talk to him all the time because we are good friends and he would always say, “Man, the movie is going to be good.” I’m like, am I in it? He would say, “It’s going to be a big movie.” So he would never tell me if I was in it or not. Even he keeps secrets. It’s a dirty business.

The actor has read up on Marvel’s Civil War. He has the same question as the fans, like how are they going to adapt that into a movie?

You know, I’m not sure how close it will stay because I haven’t read anything. I just found out literally this week. I haven’t gotten a script or an outline. I don’t know how much of it I’m going to be in. I have no idea how they are going to use me. But you know, the Civil War comic book, there is so much there. I don’t know how they are going to condense it and make it into a movie because it is a civil war. It’s epic! Look at the way it’s going now when they announced Phase 3, with Black Panther and Dr. Strange coming into the fold. I have no idea what they are going to do with this movie. I just know that Cap 3 has to be better than Cap 2. So I know Cap 3 is going to be mind-blowing.

He’s also very happy to see that Black Panther is going to in the film.

I was very, very excited. When we were shooting Cap 2 I would always have conversations with them about Black Panther because I wanted to stress the importance of that character to the movie going populous. I couldn’t be happier that they cast Chadwick (Boseman). He’s a remarkable young man. I’ve known him off and on for over ten years now. I first met him in ’98 at Howard (University) down in D.C. I’ve only known him from a far. But the more I’ve heard of him from people who are in his inner circle, the more I’ve been proud of the fact that someone who did the work, and did their due diligence, is being rewarded at a rate like this in his career because he truly deserves it.

I’m thinking he’s going to be siding with Captain America during the civil war, but he isn’t sure what side he’ll be on.

Listen; you would never meet anybody that doesn’t want to hangout with Tony Stark. Tony’s the man! I have no idea. I have no idea how they are going to use me. I have no idea how they are going to introduce all of those characters.

Mackie then talks about Robert Downey Jr.’s role in the film, and how the Iron Man franchise has helped his career.

It’s huge! It’s funny, I’ve met Robert a few times and I didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know what he would be like because he is such a mega star and has had so many phases of his career. I have to say, he couldn’t be more of a down to Earth, fun to be around, cool, smart person. Every time you talk to him, it’s just mind-blowing the stories he tells, and the way he looks at this Iron Man phenomenon and how it’s helping him in the third phase of his career to open doors to do projects that he has wanted to do forever but couldn’t. The great thing about these Marvel movies is that everybody in the world sees them. Not just everybody in California and New York, everybody in the world! That’s something that an actor can only dream of having that opportunity.

The actor really wants a new costume, so he has been sending Marvel emails about how he should be getting one.

I want my bird, man. I want my bird! The thing is, you know I’ve been emailing with people over at Marvel. I’ve putting it out there in the ethos that I’m going to have a new and improved costume and come out all flashy in spandex. So I’m hoping that I get a new and improved costume. That’s my whole thing. I’ve just been saying it, hoping that they’ll read it and say, “Alright, we have to give Anthony a new costume.” Please, dress me up in spandex!

This here shows how excited Mackie is to be in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He talks about wanting to be in as many Marvel films as possible.

I hope, I hope, I hope, I hope. They’re doing reshoots and that’s why I’m letting them know I’m available. So whatever weekend they want me there, I’ll fly myself out and shoot whatever scene they want me in. Even if it’s like, “Oh man, it’s Iron Man and Hulk.” But I heard today in one of the interviews that someone thought I was in Ant-Man. I hope so! I hope I’m in Ant-Man. I hope I’m in Hulk 3, I hope I’m in Thor 3, and Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Me and Groot can boogie!

Mackie’s enthusiasm is very infectious, and I would love to see him more often in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (as long as it makes sense).

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Captain America: Civil War hits theaters on May 6, 2016.

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