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Captain Marvel Movie Enlists Tomb Raider Screenwriter

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Captain Marvel Movie Enlists Tomb Raider Screenwriter

Marvel Studios has hired Geneva Robertson-Dworet to write the script for Captain Marvel.

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Original plans for the upcoming Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson, involved the movie being filmed from a script penned by Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman. According to a new report on Deadline, Marvel has opted to have Robertson-Dworet take over the script after LeFauve had to leave to co-direct Gigantic, a big-budget animated feature from Marvel’s sister studio, Disney Animation. There is no word on why Perlman left the movie as well.

Robertson-Dworet is no stranger to action movies, with script credits including MGM’s anticipated Tomb Raider reboot starring Alicia Vikander, and Warner Bros.’ Gotham City Sirens, the Suicide Squad spin-off that will see Margot Robbie reprise her DC Extended Universe role of Harley Quinn.

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Starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, Captain Marvel is set in the 1990s, and will draw upon elements of Marvel Comics’ Kree/Skrull War. Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck from a script by Geneva Robertson-Dworet, the film also stars Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. Captain Marvel arrives March 8, 2019.

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