Marvel's Kevin Feige Loves Ronda Rousey's Captain Marvel Campaign

Ronda Rousey has been talking recently - and often - about how much she wants to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In fact, she wants to play Captain Marvel aka Carol Danvers, who will get her own feature film and should play a role in future Avengers films. Well, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has heard her talking.

"I love it," Feige told IGN at the Avengers: Age of Ultron blu-ray release event. "[Actors campaigning like that] happens occasionally, and I think that's a testament to the strength of the characters."

Feige didn't speak to Rousey's qualifications much, but said these kinds of campaigns have been going on for years, since before twitter and Reddit gave actors (and fans) such a voice to express their desires.


"You look at the ways we've cast our films in the past and it's always about who's the best person to inhabit the character, whether that is an actor like Chris Hemsworth who bulks up, or a wrestler like Dave Bautista who played Drax who ends up being an amazing performer, an amazing actor and a clever and witty and pointed comedic actor," Feige said. "For us, it's sitting down with people and starting to meet people and as the script takes shape and as we start to build who the character should be and finding the right person to match it up. We haven't necessarily started sitting down with people yet and meeting on that part."