Captain Marvel star Brie Larson turns 31 on October 1, and is all set to reprise her function as Carol Danvers in a sequel to her $1.1 billion-grossing superhero movie. With latest developments on the undertaking, such because the announcement of Nia DaCosta as director, followers are excited to see the place the sequel will take the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Captain Marvel 2 is anticipated to land in 2022, with WandaVision author Megan McDonnell in control of scripting duties. This continues Marvel’s development of hiring in-house expertise to jot down their tasks.
But these latest bulletins have additionally opened the floodgates for followers to invest about what the longer term holds for the MCU. While the casting of Teyonah Parris as an grownup Monica Rambeau suggests that the character will play an necessary function within the sequel — Parris additionally stars in DaCosta’s upcoming Candyman movie — one other theory suggests that Captain Marvel 2 might be a ‘mini-Avengers movie’.
One of the preferred Reddit theories concerning the movie suggests that Marvel is hoping to adapt the Secret Invasion comics storyline, which will give the movie the dimensions of one thing like Captain America: Civil War. Like that movie, which served as MCU debuts of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man and Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther, Captain Marvel 2 might introduce new characters.
The hottest candidates embrace Ms Marvel, who will seem in a Disney+ sequence of her personal previous to the movie. It was introduced simply this week that newcomer Iman Vellani will play the character, whose alter ego is Kamala Khan — a Pakistani-American teen from New Jersey. Deadline additionally reported that administrators on the undertaking will embrace Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Meera Menon.
In the comics, Monica Rambeau has additionally taken on the mantles of many heroic characters (corresponding to Pulsar and Spectrum), certainly one of which might function in Captain Marvel 2. Another fashionable theory, floated by The Hollywood Reporter, suggests that Rogue (a character that is legendary for being a a part of the X-Men), might seem as a villain in Captain Marvel 2.
With a bigger, intergalactic scope, and the introduction of name new characters, Captain Marvel 2 is anticipated to be the bridge that connects the previous MCU to what lies forward. And Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers is anticipated to be on the forefront of it.
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