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Jude Law Joins The MCU Opposite Brie Larson In 'Captain Marvel'

23 November 2017

The most recent draft of the script features Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot whose DNA is merged with an alien during an accident.

Marvel's first female-led superhero film has made another big casting decision, with Variety revealing that Jude Law is joining the movie to star as the male lead opposite Brie Larson.

Sources have toldVariety that The Talented Mr. Ripley star is now in negotiations to play Doctor Walter Lawson, otherwise known as Mar-Vell, the Kree Hero who was the original Captain Marvel in the comics.

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Captain Marvel is set for a March 8 2019 release.

Larson previously said that some Captain Marvel fans won't be satisfied with her take on the character.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe just added yet another impeccable performer to its ranks. He'll also be seen in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, playing Young Dumbledore opposite Johnny Depp (ugh) as Young Grindelwald. Variety reports Law is in negotiations to join the film, which will be directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck.

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The character that Law will not be the villain of the piece as Ben Mendelsohn has already been signed up for that role.

The film will be set in the 1990s with Samuel L. Jackson expected to reprise his role as Nick Fury.

With the Kree-Skrull War coming to the MCU, it only makes sense for Mar-Vell to make his way to Earth to help stop the invasion in Captain Marvel.

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Who do you think Law will be playing in Captain Marvel?

Jude Law Joins The MCU Opposite Brie Larson In 'Captain Marvel'