Entertainment Weekly releases first look at Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

07 September, 2018, 14:31 | Author: Alicia Barber
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"And it is less a story of, 'Oh, look, a female hero, ' and it's more a story of, 'Oh, what's this about?"

Although the Marvel Studios head didn't mention any of these movies by name, we should mention that Catwoman and Elektra came out in 2004 and 2005, respectively.

In the comics, Mar-Vell is responsible for Carol Danvers getting her powers, but what they do in the MCU remains to be seen.

What's more, Feige says the success of female-led action movies both in and out of the superhero genre - including Warner Bros.'s Wonder Woman - are directly contributing to reaching that perception.

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Director Anna Boden, the first female director for a Marvel film, said the film won't be a traditional origin story, which will feature younger versions of Marvel superheroes, like Nick Fury.

As of this point, the only other woman-led superhero movie Marvel has in development is a Black Widow solo film with Scarlett Johansson reprising her role as the deadly former assassin.

But before long, Carol finds herself back on Earth with new questions about her past.

Asked why it took so long for Marvel to make a female superhero film happen, Feige added: 'I think there are a lot of reasons. Skrulls are a formidable enemy shapeshifting alien race in the Marvel comics and this is the first time they have popped up in the MCU.

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"This is not a superhero who's flawless or otherworldly or has some godlike connection", says Boden, who's the MCU's first female director. And she can be headstrong and reckless and doesn't always make the flawless decisions for herself.

Captain Marvel is set to be released in theaters on March 8, 2019.

An earlier photo of Larson in costume from the Captain Marvel set was released a few months ago featured only the green, black and silver costume. Carol Danvers appeared briefly in "Avengers: Infinity War" and will also be in the upcoming "Avengers 4".

Captain Marvel also stars Jude Law, Samuel L Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn.

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