Last week it was announced that Annette Bening (Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool) has joined the cast of Marvel’s superhero origin story Captain Marvel, and now That Hashtag Show brings word of more additions to the cast.
According to the site, both Ana Ayora (The Big Wedding) and Vik Sahay (Chuck) are set to appear in as-yet-unrevealed roles, while the previously announced McKenna Grace (Gifted) is said to be playing a young Carol Danvers in the 1980s, with Kenneth Mitchell (Star Trek: Discovery) as her father Joseph Danvers.
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.
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), Annette Bening (American Beauty), McKenna Grace (Gifted), Ana Ayora (The Big Wedding), Vik Sahay (Chuck), Kenneth Mitchell (Star Trek: Discovery), Clark Gregg (The Avengers) and Jude Law (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald).