Last week we got a few photos from the set featuring Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers and Jude Law’s Mar-Vell, and now Marvel Studios has officially announced the start of production on its first female-fronted superhero blockbuster Captain Marvel.
The official synopsis reads:
The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Meanwhile, Marvel has also announced the full cast for the movie, which includes the big screen return of Clark Gregg’s Agent Phil Coulson, as well as Guardians of the Galaxy’s Lee Pace (Ronan the Accuser) and Djimon Hounsou (Korath the Pursuer).
Captain Marvel is being directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Mississippi Grind) and sees Brie Larson (Kong: Skull Island) leading the cast as Carol Danvers alongside Samuel L. Jackson (The Avengers), Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Djimon Hounsou (Guardians of the Galaxy), Lee Pace (Guardians of the Galaxy), Lashana Lynch (Fast Girls), Gemma Chan (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), Algenis Perez Soto (Sambá), Rune Temte (Eddie The Eagle), McKenna Grace (I, Tonya), with Clark Gregg (The Avengers), and Jude Law (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald).
Captain Marvel will be released on March 6th 2019 in North America and March 8th 2019 in the UK.