Interview with Anthony Mackie


written by Lee Pinkerton

African American actor Anthony Mackie has been slowly building up his acting CV over the last decade.  He’s starred in not one but two Spike Lee joints (Sucker Free City and She Hate Me) but his big break into the mainstream came when he starred in the Oscar winning 2009 movie The Hurt Locker.

Also in 2009, Mackie portrayed rapper Tupac Shakur in the film Notorious, and later went onto appear alongside Matt Damon in the 2011 film The Adjustment Bureau where he plays Harry Mitchell, a sympathetic member of a shadowy supernatural group that controls human destiny.

This year he stars in his biggest budget movie so far Captain America: The Winter Soldier playing Sam Wilson aka ‘Falcon’.

If you want to get to know Mackie a little better you could do worse then check out this interview he did for the show Hooked Up.

Hooked Up with Tom Colicchio is a fishing/conversation show where chef and fishing enthusiast Colicchio takes a celebrity out on the water fishing. In the interview, Mackie chats about his movie career and why Morgan Freeman gave him the best movie career advice after working on Million Dollar Baby and  why he had such a great experience filming The Hurt Locker in Jordan with Kathryn Bigelow.