Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL Opens March 8, 2019

It’s back to the 1990’s for Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL where we learn how Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) transforms from Air Force officer to one of the world’s mightiest superheroes.  Set in the 1990’s Marvel Cinematic Universe fans will see a return of familiar names including Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson), and members of the alien race of the Kree – Ronan (Lee Pace) and Korath (Djimon Hounsou).  Continue reading for more details from Marvel Studios’ press release.

Updated September 22, 2018

First trailer, poster, and official images released for CAPTAIN MARVEL, love the 90’s vibe with Blockbuster Video, Nine Inch Nails, Starforce, the Skrull, and behind-the-scenes photos. Take a look below.

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L to R: Leader of Starforce (Jude Law), Ronan (Lee Pace), Korath (Djimon Hounsou), Att-Lass (Algenis Perez Soto), Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), Bron-Char (Rune Temte) and Minn-Erva (Gemma Chan) Photo by Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) Photo by Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) Photo by Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch) Photo: Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) Photo: Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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L to R: Leader of Starforce (Jude Law) and Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) Photo by Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) Photo by Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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Left: Talos (Ben Mendelsohn) Photo: Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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L to R: Director Ryan Fleck, Ben Mendelsohn, Director Anna Boden. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

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L to R: Leader of Starforce (Jude Law), Ronan (Lee Pace), Director Anna Boden. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick ©Marvel Studios 2019

Original post from March 26, 2018 follows below

From Marvel Studios Press Release

Marvel Studios has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, California, on its newest film, CAPTAIN MARVEL. The production is shooting in and around the greater Los Angeles area, which will also serve as the production base for the film. The production will also shoot on location in Fresno, California, as well as locations in Louisiana, including Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

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Brie Larson (left) gets hands-on help from Brigadier General Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing Commander (right), on a recent trip to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to research her character, Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel, for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel.” Photo by Brad Baruh ©Marvel Studios 2019

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The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, CAPTAIN MARVEL is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The film stars Academy Award winner Brie Larson (“Room,” “Kong: Skull Island”), Samuel L. Jackson (Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “The Hateful Eight”), Ben Mendelsohn (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” “Ready Player One”), Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond,” Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy”), Lee Pace (“The Book of Henry,” Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy”), Lashana Lynch (“Brotherhood,” “Fast Girls”), Gemma Chan (“Humans,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”), Algenis Perez Soto (“Sambá,” “Sugar”), Rune Temte (“Eddie The Eagle,” “The Last Kingdom”), McKenna Grace (“I, Tonya,” “Gifted”), with Clark Gregg (“Live by Night,” “Marvel’s The Avengers”), and Jude Law (“Spy,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel”).

NICK FURY (Samuel L. Jackson) Photo by: Zade Rosenthal

Set for release in the United States on March 8, 2019, Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL is directed by the writing/directing team of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, whose credits include “Mississippi Grind” and “Half Nelson.” An all-star collective of accomplished writers penned the screenplay, including Meg LeFauve (“Inside Out,” “The Good Dinosaur”), Nicole Perlman (upcoming “First Man,” Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy”), Geneva Robertson-Dworet (“Tomb Raider,” upcoming “Sherlock Holmes 3”), Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch (“Glow”), and Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck.

Kevin Feige is the producer of Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Patty Whitcher and Stan Lee are executive producers, with Lars Winther serving as co-producer/first assistant director and David Grant serving as co-producer.

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Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige (L) and actress Brie Larson announced as Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers at San Diego Comic-Con International 2016. Photo by Alberto E. Rodrigue ©Marvel Studios 2016

Directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s creative team includes director of photography Ben Davis (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri,” Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange,”), Oscar®- nominated production designer Andy Nicholson (“Gravity,” “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”), costume designer Sanja Hays (“The Fate of the Furious,” “Star Trek: Beyond”), editors Elliot Graham (“Steve Jobs,” “Molly’s Game,”) and Debbie Berman (Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming”), two-time Oscar nominee, visual effects supervisor Christopher Townsend (Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”), stunt coordinator Jim Churchman (Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange” and “Ant-Man” ) and six-time Oscar nominee, special effects supervisor Dan Sudick (Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Black Panther”).

Based on the Marvel comic character first appearing in 1968, “Captain Marvel” continues the lineage of epic big-screen adventures chronicled in “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Iron Man 3,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Ant-Man,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “Doctor Strange,” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “Thor: Ragnarok” and, most recently, “Black Panther.”

Marvel Studios Fan Event

President of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige onstage during Marvel Studios fan event at The El Capitan Theatre on October 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

With the release of BLACK PANTHER in February, Marvel Studios continued its unprecedented success. At the time of release, the film recorded the second biggest opening weekend of all time with $202 million and is on track to the become the highest grossing superhero film at the domestic box office. The film has grossed over $1.1 billion worldwide to date. “Black Panther” propelled the Marvel brand’s #1 domestic box-office opening streak to a record-breaking 19 consecutive films.

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