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"I know a renegade soldier when I see one. Never occured to me one might come from above."
Nick Fury to Carol Danvers[src]

Captain Marvel is a 2019 superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics superheroine of the same name. It is the twenty-first installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as well as the ninth installment of Phase Three. The movie is set to be released on March 8, 2019.

Synopsis

Based on the Marvel comic character first appearing in 1968, 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.[2]

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In May 2012, there were conflicting reports about a Ms. Marvel script in development at Marvel Studios.[17]

In March 2014, Kevin Feige confirmed "[they had] talked a lot" about the character headlining their first film with a female protagonist while acknowledging she had taken on the mantle of Captain Marvel in the comics.[18] Later he mentioned Captain Marvel as one of the films he is asked the most about from fans.[19]

On September 10, 2015, rumors began that Rebecca Ferguson would be slated for the title role.[20]

On June 1, 2016, Brie Larson was confirmed to be in talks for the main role in the movie, with Niki Caro and Jennifer Kent as contenders to direct.[21][22]

On July 23, 2016, at San Diego Comic-Con, Larson was confirmed as having the role of Captain Marvel.

The movie started production in Atlanta on January 8, 2018, and used Pinewood Atlanta Studios as it's home base.[23]

On April 19, 2017, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck were confirmed to be the directors of the film.

On July 22, 2017, at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, the first details of Captain Marvel were unveiled. The film will be set in the 1990s featuring Nick Fury in a co-starring role and the Skrulls will be the main antagonists. Concept art of Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel in costume and battling Skrulls was also unveiled.

On August 2, 2017, new details of the script for Captain Marvel were reported by various media outlets which included the appearance of Mar-Vell, a version of the Psychic-Magnitron accident that changes DNA and genetic makeup of Carol Danvers to half-human, half-Kree that made her immortal by stopping the aging process, as well as Carol's former identity of Ms. Marvel and costume appearing.[24]

On August 15, 2017, it was announced that Geneva Robertson-Dworet would take over and write the script that was originally set to be written by Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve.[3]

On October 23, 2017, Kevin Feige stated in an interview with Heroic Hollywood that Captain Marvel will tie-in into Avengers: Endgame stating "We're really focusing on Captain Marvel and the work that Anna and Ryan are doing. It's going to be a big part of heading toward this epic conclusion and epic finale of 22 movies over the course of 10 years. He also said, "Really, the focus is on delivering Captain Marvel and then bringing Captain Marvel's story into the final of everything we've started thus far".

On October 25, 2017, Variety reported that Ben Mendelsohn was in talks with directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck to portray a major antagonist in the movie.[25]

On November 22, 2017, Variety had also reported that Jude Law joined the film as Mar-Vell/Walter Lawson. The role was previously offered to Keanu Reeves but he refused it.[26]

On January 4, 2018, Deadline reported that DeWanda Wise joined the film as a co-star in an unspecified role.

On January 19, 2018, it was reported that principal photography started at Nellis Air Force Base.[27]

On March 13, 2018, it was reported that DeWanda Wise was no longer attached to the movie due to scheduling conflicts with her Netflix series She's Gotta Have It.[28]

On March 26, 2018, the full cast and synopsis of the movie was revealed, with Clark Gregg, Lee Pace and Djimon Hounsou reprising their roles respectively as Phil Coulson, Ronan the Accuser and Korath the Pursuer. Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte and Mckenna Grace also joined the cast.[2]

Maj. Stephen Del Bagno of the United States Air Force served as a consultant on the film. He was tragically killed when his F-16 jet crashed at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada on April 5, 2018, with Marvel Studios and Brie Larson both paying tribute to him on Twitter.[29][30]

On July 6, 2018, principal photography on the film concluded.[31]

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  1. "Captain Marvel" Finds Directors in Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck (EXCLUSIVE)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Production Underway On Marvel Studios' "Captain Marvel"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Marvel Taps Geneva Robertson-Dworet To Script ‘Captain Marvel
  4. Marvel announces Ant-Man sequel and its surprising title
  5. Ben Mendelsohn Eyed for Villain Role in ‘Captain Marvel’ (EXCLUSIVE)
  6. Brie Larson takes flight as Captain Marvel on this week’s EW cover
  7. ‘Captain Marvel’: Gemma Chan Joins Cast As Minn-Erva
  8. ‘Captain Marvel’ Adds Annette Bening
  9. 9.0 9.1 Captain Marvel (2019) on IMDb
  10. 10.0 10.1 Captain Marvel first look photos show off MCU's female superhero
  11. Full-Length CAPTAIN MARVEL Set Video Shows A Suited Up Carol Danvers Wandering Around The 90s
  12. Mckenna Grace Confirmed as Young Carol Danvers in ‘Captain Marvel’; Ana Ayora Joins Cast
  13. 'Captain Marvel' Casts Chuku Modu of "The Good Doctor," "Game of Thrones"
  14. CAPTAIN MARVEL Scene Description Takes The Starforce Team To Torfa On A Rescue Mission
  15. "Captain Marvel" Gets an Unexpected Tie-In to MCU's "Ant-Man"
  16. "Captain Marvel" Will Revisit the Quantum Realm
  17. RUMOR: MS. MARVEL Headed to the Big Screen? They Have a Script?
  18. Kevin Feige on Marvel’s Responsibility to be Diverse and a Possible Captain Marvel Movie
  19. IGN on YouTube: Marvel Head Says Fans Want Black Panther and Captain Marvel
  20. Rumor: MARVEL STUDIOS MAY BE EYEING REBECCA FERGUSON FOR "CAPTAIN MARVEL" LEAD
  21. Oscar Winning Actress Brie Larson Is The Frontrunner To Play CAPTAIN MARVEL
  22. Brie Larson Circling 'Captain Marvel' Superhero Movie
  23. Marvel Studios Sets January 2018 Shoot Date For 'Captain Marvel'
  24. Exclusive New Details of Captain Marvel Revealed
  25. Ben Mendelsohn Eyed for Villain Role in ‘Captain Marvel’ (EXCLUSIVE)
  26. ‘Captain Marvel’: Jude Law Lands Male Lead Opposite Brie Larson (EXCLUSIVE)
  27. Brie Larson Visits Air Force Base For Captain Marvel Research
  28. DeWanda Wise Exits ‘Captain Marvel’ Role
  29. Marvel Studios on Twitter - April 5, 2018
  30. Brie Larson on Twitter - April 5, 2018
  31. Brie Larson on Twitter - July 8, 2018

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