Marvel had a great surprise in store for fans at SDCC this weekend when they confirmed that Oscar winner Brie Larson has been officially cast as Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers.
Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe family on-stage, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige called out all the stars from the films together for an huge superhero selfie but then revealed the news to massive cheers from the crowd.
Captain Marvel is due in theaters in March 2019, but it’s expected that Larson’s Captain Marvel will make her cinematic debut before then in another Marvel movie.
The film is based on a screenplay by Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Meg LeFauve (Inside Out) but no director has been named yet.
We cannot wait to see Brie Larson suit up as Captain Marvel!