Captain Marvel has finally returned to Earth, as Marvel Studios released the second trailer for the hotly anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe film on Monday, during the Washington Redskins-Philadelphia Eagles football game.
The first trailer for the film was revealed in September. That trailer gave fans their first look at Brie Larson's Carol Danvers in action, as well as hinting at her mysterious past, which involves her seemingly being born on Earth but trained for war by the Kree Empire. Carol eventually goes on to join Starforce, an elite combat squad led by Jude Law's character in the film.
Captain Marvel is shaping up to be a highly anticipated MCU film, as the titular character is assumed to play a pivotal role in Avenger 4 due to that film's post-credits tease. What role Carol plays in the fourth Avengers film, and just what exactly is going on with her in regards to her past, won't be revealed until next year, but this second trailer put us one step closer to her solo debut.
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Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck from a script they wrote with Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch, Meg LeFauve, Nicole Perlman and Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Jude Law as the commander of Starforce, Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Djimon Hounsou as Korath the Pursuer, Gemma Chan as Minn-Erva, and Ben Mendelsohn, Lashana Lynch, Algenis Perez Soto, McKenna Grace and Annette Bening in as-yet-undisclosed roles. The film arrives March 8, 2019.