The Avengers have faced different very powerful enemies leaving them serious injuries, however, one of these heroes did not suffer as much with these blows as the one that the protagonist of the ‘Prince of Rap’ gave him, It was revealed that actor Will Smith hit Anthony Mackie directly in the face.
In a recent interview for the radio show The Jess Cagle Show, the actor who gives life to Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) confessed that this fact happened during the celebration of Smith’s 50th birthday that took place in Budapest, since there he was filming his movie ‘Gemini Man’, but he never imagined that that night would end in an uncomfortable and painful way.
“I’m on stage with Will Smith at a concert. I’m freaked out. Right? So the cake comes out, we get the cake out, Will Smith sees me and says, ‘Hey, Anthony Mackie.’ I’m like, Will Smith knows my name. Right? So, I like to high-five. I don’t know what I was trying to do, but I was trying to hug him and he thought I was going to high-five. So he tried to grab my arm and punched me in the jaw so hard. Like he hit me with such a hard right hand. Then he grabbed me and said, ‘Are you okay?’ I was like, ‘I think so. I think we’re in a fight, are we in a fight? ‘He says,’ No, no, I’m sorry, ‘the actor explained.
Although Will Smith punched Anthony Mackie in the face, the Marvel Studios celebrity did not take it personally and even joked by saying: “It was a punch, but I received a punch from Mohammad Ali. I can tell”, This refers to the 2001 biopic of Ali starred in Smith.
On the other hand, in the same interview Mackie gave some details of his new program ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ such as the appearance of a new Captain America among other things. This series will premiere on March 19, 2021 through the streaming platform of the house of Mickey Mouse, so to hire Disney + and enjoy this next live-action, click here.