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Captain America Chris Evans endorses Brie Larson for Captain Marvel

Captain America star Chris Evans has backed Oscar winning actor Brie Larson, who is the frontrunner to take up the mantle of superhero Carol Danvers - aka Captain Marvel.

hollywood Updated: Jun 06, 2016 14:52 IST
“I cannot say enough about Brie Larson. I think she’s phenomenal, and I really hope that happens.”
“I cannot say enough about Brie Larson. I think she’s phenomenal, and I really hope that happens.”

Captain America star Chris Evans has backed Oscar winning actor Brie Larson, who is the frontrunner to take up the mantle of superhero Carol Danvers - aka Captain Marvel.

Evans, who co-starred with the Oscar-winner in 2009 film Scott Pilgrim vs The World, described Larson as “phenomenal”, reported Digital Spy.

Read: Brie Larson is the frontrunner to join the MCU as Captain Marvel

“I just heard about that,” he revealed during a panel at Wizard World Philadelphia. I really hope that happens! I love Brie Larson. We did a movie together back in ‘09, Scott Pilgrim vs The World,” Evans said.

“I cannot say enough about Brie Larson. I think she’s phenomenal, and I really hope that happens.” Larson, who won the Best Actress Academy Award for Room earlier this year, is the first choice to play the role in the upcoming film Captain Marvel.

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No director is on board for Captain Marvel yet, although Jennifer Kent and Niki Caro are rumoured to be involved.

Read: Marvel shortlists Babadook director Jennifer Kent for Captain Marvel

Inside Out writer Meg LeFauve and Guardians of the Galaxy co-author Nicole Perlman are working on the script, with Marvel’s Kevin Feige producing.

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