Actress Zawe Ashton can be becoming a member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the following villain in Captain Marvel 2. Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel will go up towards Ashton within the Marvel Studios sequel, although it’s nonetheless unknown which comedian e book character can be penned into the script because the superhero’s nemesis.
Nia DaCosta was introduced on as director for the movie, whereas Megan McDonnell, a narrative editor on Disney Plus’ common collection WandaVision, has written the script for the follow-up to 2019’s Captain Marvel, the movie that launched the primary feminine lead superhero to the MCU. The sequel will additionally function Iman Vellani, who will play Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel, and Teyonah Parris, reprising her position as Monica Rambeau, who was launched as a baby within the first Captain Marvel.
Ashton was most not too long ago applauded for her position within the Netflix authentic Velvet Buzzsaw, a horror-comedy launched in 2019 that focuses on the artwork world in Los Angeles. She has additionally appeared in a number of theatre productions, with the latest one being Betrayal with Tom Hiddleston. Rumors of her becoming a member of the MCU had been making the rounds currently, with talks about Marvel seeking to forged a feminine African-American position surfacing only a few days in the past.
Within the first Captain Marvel movie, the protagonist went up towards Yon-Rogg, chief of the Kree crew Starforce, who was performed by actor Jude Regulation. Whereas the film delved into Captain Marvel’s backstory, the sequel will happen within the MCU’s current, following the occasions of Avengers: Endgame.
As part of Marvel’s Section 4, the film’s script can have crossovers with Disney Plus’ WandaVision, the story of Wanda and the Imaginative and prescient’s life in Westview that’s already accessible to stream, and Ms. Marvel. The latter is the story of a 16-year-old Pakistani-American scholar who idolizes Carol Danvers and upon gaining superpowers, takes on the title from her favourite superhero. The present is predicted to air on Disney Plus later this 12 months. Whereas there may be nonetheless no information on when manufacturing will start, Captain Marvel 2 can be filmed within the UK.
Captain Marvel 2 will arrive in theaters on November 11, 2022.