Deadline is exclusively reporting that DeWanda Wise will be starring opposite Brie Larson in Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel.
Captain Marvel will have us following Carol Danvers, an air force pilot whose DNA is fused with that of an alien during an accident. The resulting alternation imbues her with the powers of super strength, energy projection and flight.
The report doesn’t state who DeWanda Wise will be playing, though some people online are believing that Wise could potentially be playing Monica Rambeau. DeWanda Wise credits include Underground, Shots Fired and She’s Gotta Have It. The film is being directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, working on the most recent script was penned by Geneva Robertson-Dworet.
Captain Marvel is scheduled for cinematic release on the 8th March 2019.