Published: Thu, January 23, 2020
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Captain Marvel 2 Gets New Writer And Director

Captain Marvel 2 Gets New Writer And Director

It found Larson's Kree superhero struggling to piece together memories of where she came from, while also finding herself at the centre of a galactic conflict.

Making $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office, it was the fifth-highest grossing movie of a year ago.

Yes, she's the most powerful hero in the MCU and an integral part of The Avengers, but there's one thing that's more powerful than all of The Avengers combined; money. However, the sequel reportedly moves us into the present day.

Thankfully, Captain Marvel was pretty good as the buddy-cop tone between a de-aged Nick Fury and Danvers was refreshing to see. Marvel is hoping to find a female filmmaker for Captain 2 and is eyeing a potential release in 2022. THR reports that Marvel is now on the hunt for a female filmmaker for Captain Marvel 2, which will move forward from the 1990s setting to the present day. The Captain Marvel writing-directing duo Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck are not returning to helm the sequel, which has officially received the green light from Marvel.

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There are no details yet on what the story will be about, though it's likely to ditch the 90s setting of the first movie that made the film such a nostalgia trip.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Megan McDonnell, who is now one of the staff writers on Marvel spin-off series WandaVision, is set to pen the script.

That all seems very grand and epic, but it boasts a belting soundtrack and a pretty class cat (flerken).

While you could make a Captain Marvel 2 set in the past during the character's time in deep space (that might actually be pretty cool), it probably makes more sense to set the film after the events of Avengers: Endgame. That's all we ask.

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