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Is Ben Mendelsohn going to play the villain in Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel?

Ben Mendelsohn is being eyed to plat the villain in the upcoming Marvel superhero film Captain Marvel villain.

hollywood Updated: Oct 25, 2017 15:31 IST
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Brie Larson attends at SVA Theatre on August 9, 2017 in New York City. (AFP)

Ben Mendelsohn is being eyed to plat the villain in the upcoming Marvel superhero film Captain Marvel villain. According to reports in The Hollywood Reporter, the Rogue One actor is in talks to play the film’s main antagonist in Marvel’s first female-centric standalone film.

Oscar-winner Brie Larson is set to star in the central role.

Captain Marvel centres around the story of Carol Danvers, played by Larson, an Air Force pilot who gains powers after her DNA becomes fused with an alien’s after an accident. The resulting alteration imbues her with the superpowers of strength, energy projection, and flight. Avengers star Samuel L. Jackson will reprise his role as Nick Fury.

Mendelsohn worked with directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck in Mississippi Grind. The film is slated to hit theatres on March 8, 2019.

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First Published: Oct 25, 2017 15:30 IST