Brie Larson has been having a good year. Earlier in 2016 she won an Oscar for her work in ‘Room’ and now she’s Marvel’s newest superhero.
Disney and Marvel announced at San Diego Comic Con that Larson will star in ‘Captain Marvel’ as Carol Danvers. Danvers is the awesome air force pilot who receives her super powers through an alien encounter.
This will be Marvel’s first film to center on a female character. ‘Captain Marvel’ is scheduled for release in March of 2019.
Co-writing the screenplay are “Guardians of the Galaxy” writer Nicole Perlman and “Inside Out’s” Meg LeFauve. No director has been announced.