Samuel L. Jackson Confirmed For ‘Captain Marvel’

Captain Marvel Samuel JacksonDeadline reports the recent rumor suggesting Samuel L. Jackson would be reprising his role as Col. Nick Fury in the upcoming Captain Marvel film is indeed true.

While the trade hears that Jackson is set to return as Fury, details on his involvement in Marvel’s first female-led superhero film remain a mystery along with the plot itself. The last time Fury was seen on the big screen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

In the comics, Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel was a test pilot who gained super strength and the ability to fly after being caught in an explosion with a Kree device. While Academy-award winning actress Brie Larson will be introduced as Marvel’s biggest female hero next year in Avengers: Infinity War, her solo feature has been confirmed to be an origin story that will focus on the character of Carol Danvers and who she is instead of her super powers.

Mississippi Grind directors, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are set to helm the project which will begin filming in February of 2018. The script has been written by Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Oscar nominee Meg LeFauve (Inside Out).

Captain Marvel is slated to hit theaters on March 8, 2019.

Source: Deadline

10 Reasons To Be Pumped For ‘Captain Marvel’

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captain marvelIt’s a good time to be Captain Marvel.

She is one of Marvel’s hottest characters right now, with her own title, as well as features in various Avengers titles. She was even just the lead character in Marvel’s Civil War 2 event, meaning it’s about time she got her own movie. With Brie Larson set to play the heroine in a new Marvel Studios’ film and the search for a woman director ongoing, now news has hit that Captain Marvel will start shooting in January.

While there are still a lot of things up in the air about the movie, a director hasn’t even been announced yet, things are shaping up well. Nicole Perlman, who penned Guardians of the Galaxy, was tapped to write the screenplay for Captain Marvel, so I’m expecting great things.

There are a lot of reasons to be excited for Captain Marvel to join the MCU. Did I forget yours? Well, let me know in the comments why you think it will or won’t be a good movie. Hit Next to find out the ten reasons you should be pumped for Captain Marvel.

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Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff is a Film/TV Reporter and the News Editor at Heroic Hollywood.

  • Izzy

    “TEST PILOT” twice?
    is this a typo, or Underfunded Research?!