It also takes its girl-power theme more low-key for granted than you might expect, though its selection of 1990's rock tunes by mostly female lead singers is clever if also a little obvious.
It's been almost a decade since she graced the small screen with her performance and after leading a Marvel Cinematic Universe film and winning an Academy Award, Brie Larson is returning to television for an upcoming Central Intelligence Agency drama at Apple that has received a straight-to-series order, according to Deadline. Interestingly, the outlet also points out that this movie will also have the widest IMAX opening of all time, hitting 1,360 screens globally.
Jackson's younger Fury, two-way paging his way out of trouble at times, is just getting a grasp of the world's unknowns in "Captain Marvel" - a stark difference for a character that has always been the glue of and an authoritative voice in the MCU.
Back in June 2016, Larson was announced as the MCU's Captain Marvel.
Does any of this matter to the experience of "Captain Marvel", the movie? Larson and Jackson, along with Ben Mendelsohn, Annette Bening, Lashana Lynch, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law all come together to create fantastic chemistry, leveraging a witty script by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck (who both co-directed), and Geneva Robertson-Dworet that was clearly inspired by the acclaimed former writer of the series, Kelly Sue DeConnick.
Captain Marvel is in theaters nationwide on Friday. More jarring is that Fury's essentially the comic sidekick of "Captain Marvel", and Jackson seems happy to unwind and snuggle with the kitty-cat that wanders in and out of the movie. But will we see him this spring in Avengers: Endgame?
Danvers, as a character, and Larson as an actress, fail to deliver in terms of relatability and likeability in comparison to the rest of the MCU's stable, which is a concern considering the position of Captain Marvel in the next phase of the MCU which she apparently will lead a whole host of young 'uns set to take over post-Thanos. However, none of them really captured the imagination of comics readers until Carol Danvers adopted the mantle - but that didn't happen overnight.
Captain Marvel marks the first Marvel film with a female as the titular character.
"It was a game changer for me because I'd read the comics, and Carol's fierceness and her wit, and also - despite her being cocky - her humbleness too", Larson said. Before Carol, he had never met someone with superpowers and questioned the existence of outside worlds.
51 Entertainment and Media Res are the studios behind the new series, with A Star Is Born producer Howell Taylor and The Leftovers' Michael Ellenberg joining Larson as executive producers. Make no mistake, Carol's superpowers have nothing to do with empathy or warmth - her strength is completely derived from a flawless Molotov cocktail of spite and stubbornness, which is an absolute joy to watch unfold. The female superhero first appeared in 1977, and originally named Ms. Marvel as a nod to the iconic feminist magazine, Ms. The bond that two women can share reaches deep into their core and is not just about who will support you, but also about the one person that will call you on your shit when you need them to. Or honestly just skip straight to the Captain Marvel stuff and you'll probably be fine. Mercifully, that last book was a miniseries and does not have a volume number, so at least people seeing that can be reasonably certain it's a standalone story (what they won't know is that, of all of those books, it takes place last).
I'm really confused, and I have a headache. Larson herself told The Sydney Morning Herald, "In the end I could lift 225 pounds [102 kilos] and push a jeep up a hill..." Vers has no memory of her past, but it returns to her when, in the midst of a battle, she's dumped onto a distant planet that turns out not only to be Earth, but also her home planet and in the year 1995.
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