Carol Danvers has become one f the foundations of the Marvel universe, and fans will finally be able to see Captain Marvel hit the big screen in Avengers: Infinity War. Actress Brie Larson will be tasked with playing the fan favorite role, and the good news is the two share a great deal in common.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, Larson talks about working with Marvel Studios and the creative brain trust on Captain Marvel, and how much input she's had creating the character. "They’ve been very open to hearing my thoughts and my take on it, which has been great. I think that’s why they cast me: I have a lot of similarities to this character and they want me to bring that into the movie."
Larson has previously talked about what she wants for Carol Danvers, and it won't be the typical brand of "just like a guy" storytelling. “It’s not so easy as just saying ‘Oh, that’s a girl in an action movie; that’s a superhero and she’s tough and she’s just like a dude.’ That’s too easy. That’s not where we’re at actually. I think women are far more complicated and more interesting than just saying, ‘They’re
Sounds fantastic actually.
Larson will debut as Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) in Avengers: Infinity War, but will then headline her own solo film in 2019. Marvel recently brought on directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, responsible for Half Nelson and Mississippi Grind. Now that directors are in place and the lead star is already hitting the ground running, more casting news should soon follow. Captain Marvel currently has a 3.79 out of 5 on ComicBook.com's anticipation rankings.
Next up for Marvel is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on May 5, 2017. Spider-Man: Homecoming lands on July 7, 2017, followed by Thor: Ragnarok on November 3, 2017. After that Black Panther debuts on February 16, 2018, while Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on May 4, 2018. Ant-Man and the Wasp