She’s got Captain America’s seal of approval! Brie Larson is the front-runner to play Captain Marvel, and Chris Evans praised the Oscar winner as ‘phenomenal.’ He even admitted he wants to see her in the role! Click to WATCH!
If Chris Evans, 34, has anything to say about which lovely lady gets the role of Captain Marvel, then Brie Larson, 26, will definitely nab the role. Chris talked all about Captain Marvel at the Wizard World convention, and he said he really hopes Brie joins the Marvel world!
“I just heard about that,” he said when asked about the Captain Marvel rumors. “I really hope that happens. I love Brie Larson. We did a movie together back in ‘09, we did Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. I cannot say enough about Brie Larson. I think she is phenomenal, and I really hope that happens.”
YAS! Chris is a national treasure and can do no wrong, so let’s just do what he wants. Sebastian Stan, who plays the Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, nodded in approval at Chris’ comments. Anthony Mackie, who plays the Sam Wilson/Falcon, joked about having guy play Captain Marvel.
The news of Brie circling the role of Captain Marvel was first reported by our sister site Variety. Sources told Variety that Brie, who just won an Oscar for her incredible performance in Room, is the first choice for the role, and she’s leaning toward accepting the part.
The stand-alone film will follow Carol Danvers, an American security officer who gains powers after her DNA is mixed with an alien Kree race. She’ll be introduced in Phase Three of Marvel’s movie franchise. Watch your favorite Marvel movies by signing up for Amazon Prime now!
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