‘Captain Marvel’ Rounds Out Cast With Clark Gregg & Djimon Hounsou As Production Begins

Marvel announced that cameras are rolling on Captain Marvel today in Los Angeles for a March 8, 2019 release.

Agent Coulson aka Clark Gregg who died off in the movies some time ago, but resurfaced on ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is a new addition in the cast along with Lee Pace who will reprise his Guardians of the Galaxy role of Ronan the Accuser, and Djimon Hounsou who will once again portray Korath the Pursuer, a mercenary who works with Ronan.

Production will shoot in Fresno, California as well as Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana.

As previously announced Captain Marvel is directed by the writing/directing team of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, whose credits include Mississippi Grind and Half Nelson. The writig team inclues Meg LeFauve,  Nicole Perlman ,Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch, and Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck.

Room Oscar winner Brie Larson plays the title role of Carol Danvers and she is pictured in today’s photo with Brigadier General Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing Commander, on a recent trip to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to research her character. Pic follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Pic is set in the 1990s, which is an era unseen in the big screen MCU. Captain Marvel made her comic debut in 1968.

Samuel L. Jackson , Ben Mendelsohn,  Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace and Jude Law also star.

Marvel boss Kevin Feige is producing. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Patty Whitcher and Stan Lee are executive producers, with Lars Winther serving as co-producer/first assistant director and David Grant serving as co-producer.

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