When Captain America: Civil War ended, fans got to see what happened to Bucky (Sebastian Stan). With the help of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), Captain America (Chris Evans), and Bucky were granted refuge for their acts against the Sokovia Accords. In order to protect Wakanda and himself, Bucky willingly asked to be put in a cryogenic sleep. At the time, it was unclear if he would ever wake up. Then the Avengers: Infinity War trailer came out and we saw him, along with his fellow Avengers, charging towards an unknown enemy. So that led to some speculation that we would at least see him in some sort of capacity in Black Panther.
Well, he wasn’t in it, at least not until the very end. So, what is with his absence? In a new interview with director Ryan Coogler, the filmmaker talks about the Winter Soldier’s absence. There are some spoilers, but if you have already seen the film or are just interested in knowing, find out what he had to say below.
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