As reported earlier in the week, Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson (‘United States of Tara,’ ‘Community,’ ‘Trainwreck‘) is in negotiations for the lead role in the upcoming film from Marvel/Disney ‘Captain Marvel.’ The 26-year old Sacramento, California native is even listed on IMDB.com as ‘rumored’ for the role. The film is still looking for its director.
Though a decision has yet to be made for the lead, the actress is reportedly the studio’s top choice and Brie is interested in taking on the role. We also now know two new names which have been added to the list of potential directors. Still, everything is in negotiations and not confirmed by the studio.
In the meantime, with Larson’s name being dropped in conjunction with the film, fans began wondering, “What would Brie look like as Captain Marvel?” Thanks to some crafty individuals, we now have a couple of images of fan artwork depicting Larson as Carol “Captain Marvel” Danvers. (more…)
When Marvel unveiled their plans for Phase 3 of their Cinematic Universe, they knew what they were doing. In fact, ever since the House of Ideas started making their own movies, they have either had a game plan in mind or have done a hell of a job faking it. Phase 3 will be the true test of the power of Marvel, as most of the films involved will feature characters that are new to the MCU, and the fact that millions of people who have never heard of the new characters are chomping at the bit for the release of those movies truly bodes well for the movie house. Well, two pieces of information (one confirmed, one rumored) have surfaced that may make you love Marvel even harder, if that’s possible. (more…)
It has been rumored for quite some time that the Carol Danvers incarnation of Captain Marvel would be hitting the big screen prior to absolutely destroying the box office with her own solo movie when it is released on July 6, 2018. For the most part, rumors have had Danvers playing a part in Avengers: Age of Ultron, albeit in a cameo capacity. AoU writer/director Joss Whedon has teased fans off and on throughout the production of the Avengers sequel and if the rumors are true, those teases may actually lead to something much more substantial. Word around the campfire is that Marvel has found their Carol Danvers and audiences will indeed meet her during the events of Age of Ultron. There may be spoilers ahead. You’ve been warned. (more…)
Considering all the attention the Internet has given the lack of a stand alone movie for a female superhero one would think that when Warner Bros. finally announced the 2017 release date for a stand alone Wonder Woman movie that Marvel would soon follow with an announcement of their own. Kevin Fiege has talked about why Marvel doesn’t have one planned.. yet. Rumors though persist and one leading contender for fans and the Internet is Captain Marvel. Now there’s some interesting news that most fans wouldn’t even know about unless they tracked comic book sales and series cancellations. (more…)
Ms. Marvel aka Captain Marvel aka Carol Danvers is an uber badass in the Marvel Comics continuum. And female fans have been dying to see her on screen because it’s awesome when someone who “looks like you” is a superhero. She’s just a powerhouse of cool and gets respect for it, making her a prime character for male fans to want to see also. In the comics and cartoons, her background is tightly connected to the space traveling history of ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy.’ So much so that most of us expected her to be introduced in the well-received summer blockbuster. But she wasn’t, leaving the thirsty still parched, with empty cups outstretched in anticipation. With the announcement of ‘GOTG2,’ there was hope for another chance at her debut. And director James Gunn recently addressed that very topic. (more…)
There’s been internet buzz about Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige’s remarks concerning the lack of female superheroes headlining their own films. It’s no secret that ladies in the action realm have had their ups and downs. For every one Ellen Ripley there’s a ‘Catwoman,’ an ‘Elektra,’ and a ‘Barb Wire.’ One could argue that the industry as a whole just down right doesn’t know what to do with ladies in power. But when considering the counter-argument, that with every ‘BloodRayne’ debacle, there are ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,’ ‘Underworld’ and ‘Hunger Games’ success stories, the issue gets kinda confusing. If Marvel were to place bets on a female-led superhero film, where would it fit in their grand cinematic plan? And what character would be the best candidate? I think Katee Sackhoff might be trying to tell us something. (more…)
Nerd Media has been abuzz recently over the possibility of a standalone Black Widow film. Not so much because of the popularity of the character, but because it will be the first time a female Marvel hero stars in her own film, something fans have been waiting for ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it was created.
But despite what Marvel Studios and president Kevin Feige have said in the past about the project–it now seems that they may be considering a new direction regarding the studio’s first superheroine flick: (more…)
Months ago, Katee Sackhoff was on the Schmoes Know podcast and was cornered into giving an awkward answer that may have revealed she’d been talking with Marvel about a role in their Avengers franchise. A week later she denied ever having said anything about talking with Marvel, but hey, go give a listen for yourself. She clearly mentions something about Marvel, and it isn’t an emphatic “no”. Now, the Battlestar Galatica star has tweeted something very evasive about upcoming “surprises”. Hmm… What could it be!? (more…)