Annette Bening joins Brie Larson at Marvel Studios Captain Marvel
Bening is a four-time Oscar nominee for the films The Grifters, American Beauty, Being Julia and The children are fine .
According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Details about Bening's character are kept secret, but the Kree empire is said to be a scholar in her job description."
Reporter Justin Kroll reports that Bening becomes Carol Danvers & # 39; mother play.
Benning joins a cast that includes alongside Larson, co-stars Jude Law, Ben Mendehlson, Gemma Chan, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Samuel L. Jackson and Clark Gregg. The film is directed by Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden  Captain Marvel officially began filming in March. Brie Larson was cast in 2016 as Carol Danvers. The Marvel Comics character was created by Roy Thomas and Gene Colan and debuted in 1968. Danvers was a Luftwaffe pilot, but a meeting with Kree Technology fused their DNA with the DNA from the alien species. Danvers became the hero named Ms. Marvel. She went through a number of other superhero characters before finally taking on the mantle of her mentor Mar-Vell, becoming the new Captain Marvel.
The film is shot in the 1990s and is inspired by the classic Avengers story "The Kree Skrull War". The film will introduce the shape-shifting alien Skrull race to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
While fans will have to wait until next year Carol Danvers in live action for the first time, the movie debut of the character was teased in the post-credits scene Avengers: Infinity War . Therefore, she did not appear in the Infinity War herself to meet Thanos, but she knows that her upcoming solo feature has "meaningful connections" to the upcoming fourth Avengers movie, which also debuts in 2019.
Captain Marvel opens in theaters on March 8, 2019.
Avengers: Infinity War is now in theaters. Other upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe films include On 6 July 2019 Ant-Man and the Wasp the fourth Avengers film, in July the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming 5, 2019, and Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in 2020.