I think I'm speaking for a lot of people when I say that Marvel Studios completely dropped the ball on Frank Grillo's Brock Rumlow aka Crossbone, a villain who showed a tremendous amount of promise and his brief tenure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was truly disappointing. Of course, it's not the actor's fault, and if anything, he was just a victim of bad writing and false promises.
Grillo previously aired his unhappiness over the way the studio handled Rumlow, having been killed in Captain America: Civil War before he even reached his maximum potential as Crossbones. These days, the actor has obviously let go of his frustrations and his involvement in the animated What If...? series pretty much proves that.
Apparently, Grillo is set to make a few more appearances on the Disney+ show, and according to him, that doesn't stop there. In an interview with CinePOP, the 56-year-old actor teased Crossbones' future and said that we'll see more of him in future MCU projects. When asked if there's a possibility that Rumlow will get his own film, Frank quickly dismissed the idea but confidently said that we'll get to see more of the villain. He said: "No, I think Crossbones is a secondary villain in that universe. I think you'll see him pop up now and again."
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Grillo didn't exactly specify if Rumlow could once again appear in live-action. Of course, we all saw him explode in Civil War and it would take a miracle for him to be alive. However, with the multiverse coming into play in Phase Four, there's a good chance that we could see the villain back, and personally, I'd love to see it happen.
What If...? is already streaming on Disney+.