DeWanda Wise Nabs Role Opposite Brie Larson In Captain Marvel

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DeWanda Wise Nabs Role Opposite Brie Larson In Captain Marvel
Posted by Wilson Morales

January 4, 2018

Source: Deadline

According to Deadline, DeWanda Wise has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel in a supporting role.. Wise plays the lead role of Nola Darling in the Netflix series She’s Gotta Have It, which was recently picked up for a second season.

DeWanda Wise will join a Captain Marvel cast that includes Academy Award winner Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, and Jude Law.

Captain Marvel is set to hit theaters on March 8, 2019.

Mississippi Grind‘s Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct. Geneva Robertson-Dworet (upcoming Tomb Raider and Gotham City Sirens) wrote the most recent draft of the script. Writers Meg LeFauve (Inside Out) and Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy) wrote the first draft of the feature. Kevin Feige will produce the film. Marvel Studios’ Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and Jonathan Schwartz serve as executive producers alongside Stan Lee.

In the regular Marvel Comics continuity, Carol Danvers made her first appearance in 1968’s Marvel Super-Heroes #13. A Security Chief in the US air force, Danvers would later be transformed into the superhero Ms. Marvel following an explosion involving Kree technology. More recently, Danvers took on the identity of Captain Marvel after being “promoted” to the moniker of the former Kree superhero.

Wise previously starred in the series Shots Fired and Underground. She also starred in the indie film How to Tell You’re a Douchebag.

 

 


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