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CAPTAIN MARVEL (2019): Marvel Starts Production On Superhero Film

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Marvel Studios Begins Production On Captain Marvel

Production has finally started on Marvel Studios’ long-awaited adaptation of its Captain Marvel comics for the big screen.

Shooting for the project has commenced in Los Angeles, where production will be based. Other locations for filming include Fresno, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans. The movie, which will be the twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is set for release on March 8th, 2019. It will mark the first time that the story of Carol Danvers, the real identity of Captain Marvel, will be told in feature film format.

Directing and writing the movie are Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who previously collaborated on Mississippi Grind and Half Nelson. Also working on the film are writers Meg LeFauve, Nicole Perlman, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Liz Flahive, and Carly Mensch and special effects supervisor Dan Sudick, who also worked on Avengers: Infinity War, and Black Panther.

Superherohype shares the following information about the film’s cast:

The film stars Academy Award winner Brie Larson (Room, Kong: Skull Island), Samuel L. Jackson (Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Hateful Eight), Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Ready Player One), 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), and Jude Law (Spy, The Grand Budapest Hotel).

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