Geek Peek: First Look At Brie Larson As Captain Marvel
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:28 pm
Marvel Studios has revealed the first look at Captain Marvel starring Brie Larson as the titular character.
The film will be Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero since they launched their studio back in 2008. So you can say that this has been something everyone has been waiting to see. Check out the first look below.
Entertainment Weekly shared the first look at Larson as Captain Marvel on the cover of their upcoming issue. So you can expect to learn a few more things about the film in the coming days.
Fans may recognize the hero’s intergalactic star emblem that appeared towards the end of Avengers: Infinity War when Nick Fury sent out a distress signal to her with his beeper. But whether or not she will receive it in time remains to be seen. But unlike some of the spies, witches, elite guard and Valkyries, Captain Marvel is a different kind of superhero.
Larson told EW:
“She can’t help but be herself. She can be aggressive, and she can have a temper, and she can be a little invasive and in your face. She’s also quick to jump to things, which makes her amazing in battle because she’s the first one out there and doesn’t always wait for orders. But the [not] waiting for orders is, to some, a character flaw.”
We got a very early look at some of the concept art of the film, which gave fans an idea of what to expect. That was followed by the release of a production photo announcing the start of principal photography. Since then, there have been a few leaked photos that suggest, she won’t don the red, blue, and gold right from the start. But unlike some origin films, Captain Marvel will be breaking tradition as she will already have her powers from the start. She then leaves Earth to join a Kree military force led by an enigmatic commander played by Jude Law. However, when she returns she finds herself questioning her past.
But her battle is just beginning, as Talos (Ben Mendelsohn) leads his Skrull army to invade Earth.
Marvel Studios has confirmed that the film will take place during the ’90s, years before the events of the first Iron Man. So it comes as no surprise that Jackson and Clark Gregg will be reprising their roles as Nick Fury and Phil Coulson, respectively. The film will also see the return of Lee Pace and Djimon Hounsou, who also will be reprising their roles as Ronan and Korath.
Fury and Coulson have appeared in various Marvel films throughout the years. The former has provided aid and support throughout his appearances up until Avengers: Infinity War, while the latter had a huge role in Phase 1 up until his death in the first Avengers film. Ronan and Korath appeared in the first Guardians of the Galaxy.
Captain Marvel also stars Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, and Mckenna Grace.
The film also marks the first time that a woman is a co-director of a major Marvel Studios motion picture. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Mississippi Grind, Half Nelson) helm the film, using a script written by themselves, and a group of female writers that consist of Meg LeFauve (Inside Out), Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy, First Man), Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Tomb Raider, Sherlock Holmes 3), and Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch (Glow).
Captain Marvel is schedule to hit theaters on March 8, 2019.