In roughly two years Captain Marvel will make her cinematic debut with actress Brie Larson as the titular heroine. However, while most of the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe films have already introduced their respective leading heroes, Captain Marvel has yet to make an appearance in the MCU, prompting fans to wonder how Marvel Studios will portray the beloved character. In an interview with SciFi Now Magazine, Brie Larson discussed her approach to playing the role and what type of Carol Danvers fans can expect to see in the film.
Larson acknowledged that, as with most superhero roles, there will be a segment of fans who will be disappointed with the film’s portrayal of Carol Danvers.
“To be fair, there are a lot of iterations of her, so there’s going to be some people out there who think this isn’t right.”
Larson explained that Captain Marvel will be a unite the earth-bound and cosmic realms of the MCU.
“She’s a believer in truth and justice and she is a bridge between two worlds, between Earth and space.”
Larson described what fans can expect from the MCU version of Captain Marvel.
“She’s fighting between the flaws that are within her and all this good that she wants to try and spread and make the world a better place.’ She can also fly and shoot things out of hands. And She’s really funny!”
Larson explained that the reality of being a part of the MCU family has not entirely set in just yet.
“Being a member of the Marvel family now, it’s still really surreal. I still can’t believe it to be honest, so very ‘pinch me’.”
Many have praised the casting of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel as the perfect choice and fans are eager to see the Academy Award winning actress finally bring the fan-favorite superhero to life. Are you excited to see Brie Larson in the role? Share your thoughts below!
Captain Marvel is scheduled to be released in theater on March 8, 2019.