Frank Grillo’s role as Brock Rumlow in Captain America: The Winter Soldier signaled the introduction of Crossbones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
At first he was just a Hydra operative, but the finale of the movie hinted that he would make his full transformation into Crossbones.
In Captain America: Civil War, the character appeared once more, setting off the suicide bomb that was the catalyst for the Sokovia Accords. Unfortunately for fans, that was the end of Grillo in the MCU.
However, with Thanos possibly gaining access to the infinity stones in Avengers: Infinity War, it has been speculated that certain points of the MCU may be rewritten.
In a recent interview with Forbes, Grillo teased that he may not be finished with Crossbones.
“It’s great to be part of Marvel too, and I have three boys who are fanatical about Marvel, and I was surprised not too long ago because there is some news that nobody knows yet, to do with my character, that’s going to be really interesting and I’m excited about that,” said Grillo.
This is an interesting idea, but the MCU has been repeatedly criticized for lacking serious consequences, so bringing back a dead villain may spark another round of complaints.
Hopefully some of these questions will be answered when Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters May 4, 2018.
Would you like to see Crossbones return to the MCU?
Source: Screen Rant