Captain Marvel: Jude Law Lands Role Opposite Brie Larson
After landing the role of Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts, the award-winning actor, Jude Law looks to play the male lead role in Captain Marvel opposite Brie Larson.
According to Variety, the actor is currently in negotiations with Disney and Marvel to take on the role on this blockbuster franchise.
Law will be Doctor Walter Lawson, known as Captain Mar-Vell, the Kree hero and the orginal Captain Marvel. He will mentor the mutated Carol Danvers (a character played by Brie Larson) as she learns to control her new-found powers. A bit of a background about Carol Danvers, she is an Air Force pilot who accidentally got her DNA fused with an alien’s.
For Law, landing a part in Captain Marvel would mark his second major role for this year after his Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts. At the same time, he is also still hooked up on his major part in the third “Sherlock Holmes” film that Warner Bros. is currently working on. Also, Law just finished shooting Woody Allen’s next movie which stars Elle Fanning and is currently looking forward to starting shooting “The Rhythm Section”, a spy-thriller film opposite Blake Lively.
And with the fans getting too excited, CB released a would-be image of Law as Captain Marvel. As they pointed it out, the look created was inspired by a classic rendering of the character, however, they also envision an armored look like of a Kree soldier.
Other actors on board in this new super-hero film Captain Marvel, were Ben Mendelsohn who will play the villain and Samuel L. Jackson reprising his Nick Fury role from the Avengers.
And with “Half Nelson” chieftains Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck as the directors, Kevin Feige producing and Geneva Robertson-Dworet manning the script, unwittingly, this can be the next high-grossing film of the year.
At the San Diego Comic-Con held this year, Feige revealed that the film will have the 90’s setting, even before the union of the Avengers. The film is expected to be released on March 8, 2019.
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