Kevin Feige On Why ‘Captain Marvel’ Takes Place In The ’90s

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Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has revealed why their next film in Phase 3, Captain Marvel, takes place in the ’90s.

Fans were suprised when Marvel Studios announced that Captain Marvel would take place in the ’90s, making it the studio’s second film to take place before the first Iron Man.  While speaking with the Toronto Sun, Feige revealed the reason why the film takes place in the ’90s is story-based:

“The answer is, you’ll see in the storytelling of the movie.” Feige explained. “But it allows us to play in an area that we have never played in before and tapping into a ’90s action genre was fun for us and being able to see an earlier part of the MCU before Nick Fury knew anything about aliens or anything about super-powered people and also tapping into the Kree-Skrull War, which in the comics was a huge part of the comic mythology, seemed like a fun thing to try and a fun way to give Carol Danvers her own standalone origin story.”

Here is the synopsis for Captain Marvel:

The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Directed by Anna Boden & 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 be released in theaters on March 8, 2019.

Source: Toronto Sun

5 Reasons ‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Is The Perfect ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Follow-Up

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Ant-Man and the Wasp Avengers Infinity War Thanos Marvel StudiosMarvel Studios released its 20th film with Ant-Man and the Wasp, and it was exactly the kind of movie they needed. After the dark, epic story that is Avengers: Infinity War, the studio badly needed a palette cleanser to keep audiences on board. Marvel sets out to make good movies every time, but they know they can’t have their heroes square-off against alien tyrants to save the world in every film.

Marvel’s newest and smallest movie was the right choice for the studio to follow-up Infinity War. A small-scale story packed full of heart, humor and entertaining actionAnt-Man and the Wasp is an exciting superhero movie and an intimate look at the power of relationships. Not only is it accessible for viewers who may not have seen every Marvel movie, but it is packed full of Marvel easter eggs for long-term comic book fans to get excited about!

Hit Next to discover the five reasons why Ant-Man and the Wasp is the perfect follow-up to Avengers: Infinity War! Spoilers ahead…

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  • Maxi Iroh

    The reason is Skrulls doppelgangers/recasting for Phase 5.