Captain Marvel story revealed: Danvers starts with powers, Guardians players return

Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

Marvel Studios has revealed the first look at Captain Marvel starring Brie Larson as the titular character.

Although we didn't get a trailer for Captain Marvel in today's first look, audiences got to feast their eyes on what all's in store for Brie Larson's Air Force pilot, Carol Danvers, and all her supporting characters. Captain Marvel also serves as the first solo, female-led movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and an introduction into the most powerful hero the MCU has ever had. "She can't help but be herself", Larson told EW. Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson is making her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as Carol Danvers, a U.S. airforce pilot who becomes one of the most powerful superheroes in Marvel universe. She will eventually return to earth to to take on the Skrulls as they wage a galactic war with the Kree.

Having met the Kree race in the Guardians of the Galaxy, MCU fans will also find Djimon Hounsou reprising his role of Korath, a Kree ally as well as Ronan's ally and Ronan the Accuser, played by Lee Pace will appear in Captain Marvel. This means no Iron Man and no Avengers.

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Captain Marvel, which is directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, has always been anticipated anyway, but hype ramped up when the character's arrival was teased in the Avengers: Infinity War post-credits scene. Here's everything we know about the film so far.

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Behind the camera, the film will be co-directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, both making their blockbuster debuts after a string of TV and indie film work. But good storytelling doesn't always have to happen at the very beginning. Ben Mendelson will be playing the Skrull leader Talos.

The associated article also goes on to reveal that Carol will already have her powers as the movie begins, and has left Earth to join the elite Kree military unit Starforce, commanded by Law's Mar-Vell. And she can be headstrong and reckless and doesn't always make the ideal decisions for herself. Captain Marvel is due to be released in cinemas on March 8, 2019, and will act as a precursor to her involvement in Avengers 4 later that year.

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