Captain Marvel: Oscar Winner Brie Larson in Talks To Star Title Role

Academy Award winer Brie Larson (21 Jump Street, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Room) is reportedly in "early talks" to play Captain Marvel in Marvel's upcoming film.

"It is unknown where things stand in negotiations but sources have told Variety she is the choice and Larson is leaning towards playing the part," Variety reports.

According to the report, Marvel Studios wanted to cast Captain Marvel before securing a director for that film so that they could introduce the character, AKA Carol Danvers, in

The trade says Marvel Studios has wanted to cast Captain Marvel before securing a director for that film in order to introduce the character, aka Carol Danvers, in an upcoming Marvel film.

Captain Marvel is expected to make her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Avengers: Infinity War, which starts filmin next year.

Larson stars opposite MCU veterans Tom Hiddleston and Samuel L. Jackson in the the forthcoming Kong: Skull Island.

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