‘Captain Marvel’ Directors Excited To See Her Face Thanos In ‘Avengers: Endgame’

So… will Carol Danvers be the one to deliver the knockout punch to Thanos in Avengers: Endgame? Well, we won’t know that until the film hits theaters. Still, there are many who see Captain Marvel as a possible trump card to confronting the Mad Titan after the events of Avengers: Infinity War. And the directing duo behind the upcoming movie are excited to see what Carol has in store.

In an interview with AMC Theaters, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck discussed a variety of topics in regards to Captain Marvel, such as the 1990s setting and Brie Larson’s performance. Towards the end, though, the two did touch upon Carol Danvers’ strength, what makes her “the most powerful superhero in the MCU,” and what that could mean for Thanos by the time Avengers: Endgame arrives. Here’s what Ryan Fleck had to say about that:

““At the beginning of our movie, she doesn’t know how powerful she is. But by the end, you’ll see that, uh … let’s just say this: I’m very excited to see what she does to Thanos in Endgame.”

A literal tease of what Carol Danvers will have at her disposal not just in the Captain Marvel film, but the next main Avengers film as well. Going off of Kevin Feige’s previous words about Captain Marvel being the strongest hero to come, it seems that Carol Danvers will have a huge role to play in helping Earth’s remaining heroes in Avengers: Endgame in a few months. What do you think so far about what many have said about Carol’s power set? Do you think she’ll be the one to deliver the knockout punch to Thanos in Endgame? Let us know in the comments below.

Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, Mckenna Grace, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.

Captain Marvel will fly into theaters on March 8, 2019. Avengers: Endgame will hit theaters one month later on April 26, 2019.

Source: AMC Theaters

Here’s Every Hero Who Appears In The ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer

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Avengers Endgame Marvel_Studios_Captain America Chris EvansToday, Marvel Studios released the first official trailer for Avengers: Endgame and revealed which heroes will likely be on hand for the re-match against Thanos.

Avengers: Infinity War united nearly every hero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the showdown with Thanos and after a decade of films that proved to be an extensive roster. However, the Marvel Studios epic concluded with Thanos succeeding in his mission to acquire the Infinity Stones and use their power to erase half of the universe's population, with many of the aforementioned heroes being included among the casualties. Fortunately, the original Avengers teammates survived Thanos' decimation and it appears they will be joined by a few the new heroes who debuted since the group initially formed when they head into the second showdown with Thanos.

Click "Next" to see a full list of heroes featured in the trailer!

Iron ManAvengers Endgame Robert Downey Jr. Iron ManAfter being spared by Thanos, Tony Stark can be seen adrift in space with limited supplies and oxygen. Although Nebula appears to be with him, the unlikely companions seem to be lost with little chance of being rescued, though it is hard to imagine that Stark will spend most of what could be his final adventure away from the action.

Captain America

Captain America Avengers Endgame Winter SoldierThe First Avenger will unsurprisingly return for the conclusion of the first decade of Marvel Studios stories and he is determined to undo Thanos' decimation. Of course, many fans are concerned that reversing the decimation could come at a great cost for Captain America considering Chris Evans' contract expired with Avengers: Endgame.

Black Widow

Avengers Endgame Black Widow Marvel StudiosNatasha Romanoff, a.k.a Black Widow, returns for Avengers: Endgame and it appears she's been assessing the consequences of Thanos' actions. Standing by Captain America's side as they head to attempt to reverse the decimation, Black Widow seems confident that their plan cannot fail.

Thor

Avengers Endgame Chris Hemsworth Thor MarvelAlthough Thor nearly defeated Thanos by stabbing through the chest with Stormbreaker, The Mad Titan had enough energy left to use the Infinity Stones to heal himself while erasing 50% of the population in the universe. Now, a contemplative Thor can be seen in the Avengers: Endgame trailer and one can't fault him for reflecting on the fact that victory was almost in his grasp.

Nebula

Avengers Endgame Nebula Marvel StudiosNebula and Rocket Raccoon were the only Guardians of the Galaxy characters to survive Thanos' wrath, with former being left alone on Titan with Tony Stark. With the film expected to conclude Thanos' and Nebula having more reason than most to see the Mad Titan brought to justice, fans are hoping she will have an extensive role Avengers: Endgame.

Ronin

Avengers Endgame Hawkeye RoninThe new trailer also confirmed that Hawkeye will assume the Ronin mantle when he returns and the death of family is the likely reason for his new identity. It appears Natasha will attempt to recruit her old friend when they embark on a mission to defeat Thanos, but whether or not Hawkeye agreed to join them remains to be seen.

Ant-Man

Avengers Endgame Scott Lang Ant-Man Paul Rudd Marvel Studios

After the mid-credits scene for Ant-Man and the Wasp, many were theorizing that the Avengers would have to rescue Scott Lang from the Quantum Realm and subsequently use the alternate dimension to travel back in time to defeat Thanos. While it appears Scott Lang managed to escape on his own, he may have brought the van containing the way to the Quantum Realm to the Avengers' front door.

Bruce Banner

Avengers Endgame Marvel Studios Spider-Man

While the Hulk was absent from the first Avengers: Endgame trailer, Bruce Banner managed to make a brief appearance. The brilliant scientist could be seen assessing the list of casualties of Thanos' decimation and it has clearly taken an emotional toll.

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