While I want Marvel to take its time and make sure they get it right, the film's March 8, 2019 release date feels like an eternity away, especially when you consider how many films they've made without a female lead character.
In an exclusive report, Variety has reported that Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct the film.
According to Variety, the film will be helmed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Previously, they hired Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Meg LeFauve (Inside Out) to write the script. In other words, Captain Marvel, a big-budget flick, represents a serious step up for the both of them.
Previously considered Captain Marvel directors reportedly included Sam Taylor-Johnson, Jennifer Kent, Jennifer Yuh, Niki Caro, Lesli Linka Glatter and Lorene Scafaria.
There has been some fantastic Fan Art depicting Larson as Captain Marvel, complete with the iconic sash, we'll post the concept art that was shown off at the Marvel Studios Press Tour earlier this week when it becomes available, for now though, we'll revel in what could be. The film follows Air Force pilot Carol Danvers, whose DNA because infused with that of an alien being (a member of the Kree in the Marvel Comics universe) during an accident.
Marvel has found not one but two directors for 2019's Captain Marvel.
The immensely powerful Captain Marvel is played by Brie Larson, the 27-year-old Kong: Skull Island/Trainwreck star who won the Best Actress Oscar last year for Room. The resulting adjustment imbues her with the superpowers of strength, energy project, and flight.
The Captain Marvel film is expected to be an origin story for Carol Danvers.
Captain Marvel now has a 3.78 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating, making it the thirteenth most anticipated upcoming comic book movie among ComicBook.com readers.