Captain Marvel

Here’s a New ‘Captain Marvel’ Rumor, In Case You Were Getting Bored With the Last One

by Britt Hayes May 7, 2016 @ 1:34 PM
Just a couple of weeks ago, Marvel’s Kevin Feige said that the studio will probably reveal who’s directing and starring in the Captain Marvel solo film sometime this summer, or by fall at the latest. What followed was a particularly interesting scoop suggesting that the director and lead actor being eyed for the project both share the same first name, which kicked off a bunch of hopeful speculation among fans. Today brings a small but interesting piece of info to add some fuel that particular rumor mill.

Russo Brothers (Accidentally) Confirm Captain Marvel for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

by Britt Hayes May 6, 2016 @ 6:35 PM
It’s safe to assume that Captain Marvel will probably make her big screen debut in another Marvel movie before her standalone adventure — but which one? And when? The superhero’s solo outing doesn’t hit theaters until 2019, and it seems unlikely that Marvel would introduce her this year or next, as it would still be a bit too soon for the studio’s other Captain to arrive on the scene. Great news: we can officially stop wondering, as the Russo brothers have apparently given us an answer.

Kevin Feige Says ‘Captain Marvel’ Director and Casting Will Be Revealed This Summer

by Britt Hayes April 11, 2016 @ 7:47 PM
Thank goodness we have all this excitement over Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, a new Spider-Man and Black Panther to keep us busy while we wait (and wait…and wait…and wait) for more intel on Captain Marvel. Last we heard, Nicole Perlman and Inside Out scribe Meg LeFauve had been tapped to develop the screenplay, but…that’s it. Not a peep since then. According to Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige, that’s going to change pretty soon. How soon? This summer, apparently.

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Originally Featured Captain Marvel in a Lead Role

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 20, 2015 @ 4:06 PM
Netflix / Marvel Comics
As Marvel fans the world over take in Netflix’s Jessica Jones this weekend, newfound fans of Jessica’s best friend Patsy “Trish” Walker (Rachael Taylor) may be surprised to learn that the series almost featured Carol Danvers instead, better known as our future Captain Marvel.

‘Captain Marvel’ Screenwriter Talks Challenges of Writing a Powerful Female Superhero

by Britt Hayes October 8, 2015 @ 4:23 PM
Earlier today we learned that Captain Marvel will no longer be the first female superhero credited in a Marvel movie title, as Wasp will be given a co-credit in the Ant-Man sequel, titled Ant-Man and the Wasp. The announcement of that film switched up Marvel’s schedule a bit, with Black Panther hitting theaters a little earlier, and Captain Marvel now arriving in 2019. We have a little under four years before we see this highly-anticipated hero in her own solo film, but co-screenwriter Meg LeFauve has opened up (just a tiny bit) about her plans for the character.

Emily Blunt Explains Why Her Name Keeps Popping Up in Those ‘Captain Marvel’ Casting Rumors

by Britt Hayes September 15, 2015 @ 6:38 PM
Warner Bros./Marvel
Ever since Edge of Tomorrow, Emily Blunt’s name has popped up for leading roles in movies like Captain Marvel, and she’s not the only one. After Rebecca Ferguson broke out with her badass role in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, her name was heavily favorited for the role of Marvel’s Carol Danvers. Why is it that only a few select actresses names are rumored for these action-centric roles? Blunt has a good explanation.

Rumor: Rebecca Ferguson Is Marvel’s Top Pick for ‘Captain Marvel’

by Britt Hayes September 10, 2015 @ 5:46 PM
Marvel / Paramount
If you saw Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, then you, like us, immediately began mentally fan-casting the incredibly kick-ass Rebecca Ferguson in pretty much every upcoming film — in particular, we’d really love to see her join the MCU as Captain Marvel. According to the latest rumor, Marvel really wants that to happen, too.

Comic Strip: Ronda Rousey Wants to Play Captain Marvel and Let’s Face It, You Can’t Stop Her

by Jacob Hall August 12, 2015 @ 7:10 PM
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie / TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, check out new photos from the set of upcoming comic book movies, ponder the idea of Ronda Rousey playing a superhero, and catch up on the latest Spider-Man movie talk.

Bryce Dallas Howard Really Wants to Play Captain Marvel

by Britt Hayes June 9, 2015 @ 7:59 PM
Universal Pictures/Marvel
Captain Marvel is kind of a big deal for the Marvel Cinematic Universe — it’s the studio’s first solo woman superhero movie, and as such, it’s attracted the attention of a few leading ladies. Emily Blunt told us last year that she’d love to play the superhero, while Jessica Chastain has also expressed interest. And now Jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard is throwing her name out there, too.

Marvel Eyes ‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay to Direct Either ‘Black Panther’ or ‘Captain Marvel’

by Britt Hayes May 12, 2015 @ 9:14 PM
Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
Marvel is definitely not messing around right now. In addition to hiring a pair of talented ladies to script their upcoming Captain Marvel solo film, the studio has their eye on one very awesome woman of color to take on one of their “diverse” upcoming movies: Selma director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being courted by Marvel for either Captain Marvel or Black Panther, and either film could benefit from having DuVernay behind the camera.