Captain Marvel 2 Officially a Go, With WandaVision Writer in Final Talks

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As one of the few cosmic Marvel superheroes, another trip into the stars would be very welcome in Captain Marvel 2, especially when Guardians of the Galaxy 3 is still years away.

The superhero movie starred Brie Larson in the titular role, also known as Carol Danvers. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck wrote and directed it alongside co-writer Geneva Robertson-Dworet.

In terms of a potential release date for Captain Marvel 2, 2022 is being targeted, along with a female director to helm the project. After all, the film was a big hit, grossing over $US 1.1 billion worldwide (including $US 10 million here in Malaysia) with a $US 152 million production budget.

However, it is thought they could end up directing a Disney+ series.

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In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Danvers is a human who develops incredible powers in an explosion involving an alien machine and is caught in the battle between two alien races, the Kree and the Skrulls. The movie now has a writer, Megan McDonnell, who worked on the first season of upcoming Disney Plus show WandaVision. Disney hopes to release the film in 2022. Unlike the original movie, the Captain Marvel sequel will take place in the present of the MCU.

Marvel is now eyeing a 2022 release date for Captain Marvel 2.

If you didn't see the first film, the story revolves around Carol Danvers as she becomes the vastly powerful Captain Marvel after the Earth is caught at the middle of a galactic conflict in 1995. Teyonah Parris will portray an older version of Monica Rambeau, the young girl played by Akira Akbar in Captain Marvel.

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