By Matt O.
The extremely talented and beautiful Brie Larson is the frontrunner to play Carol Danvers the titular character in Marvel's Captain Marvel solo film according Justin Kroll over at Variety! No director has been confirmed for the project. Marvel is expected to introduce the character the same way they introduced Black Panther in Civil War, via a small role in an upcoming project, most likely Infinity War Part 1 or 2.
Get the details from Variety below:
After her Oscar-winning turn in “Room,” Brie Larson may be ready to step into the shoes of one of Marvel’s most popular female superheros.
Sources tell Variety Marvel is in early talks with Larson to play Captain Marvel in the studio’s standalone project. It is unknown where things stand in negotiations, but sources have told Variety that Larson is the first choice, and that she’s leaning toward playing the part.
Marvel had no comment on the story.
No director is currently on board. Marvel, however, had always planned to have an actress lined up early, with the idea of possibly introducing her in one of its upcoming films before its “Captain Marvel” movie bows."
So MCU fans, do you guys like the choice? Will Brie dominate in the role? let us know your thoughts in the comments section down below and we will talk it over with you, thanks!
Captain Marvel is set to hit theaters on July 6th, 2018.