Captain Marvel Extended Trailer
During this week’s Monday Night Football game, Marvel released a new trailer for Captain Marvel. After the devastating ending of Avengers Infinity War, Marvel is going back to the 1990’s with Captain Marvel. It is slated for release on March 8, 2019.
About Captain Marvel
Marvel Studios has released the following description of the movie:
Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom. The film stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Rune Temte, Algenis Perez Soto, Mckenna Grace, with Annette Bening, with Clark Gregg, and Jude Law. Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL is produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Patricia Whitcher and Stan Lee are the executive producers.
Captain Marvel Trailer
Watch the extended trailer here:
Our trailer thoughts:
I have to admit that this trailer isn’t getting us excited for Captain Marvel. My daughter’s comment was that it seems more like a DC movie (and not Wonder Woman), and she didn’t mean that as a compliment.
Personally, I hope that Marvel does as good of a job with their first female headliner as DC did with Wonder Woman.
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Avengers Infinity War ended with half the universe (including many heroes) turned to dust and a victorious Thanos. A final scene shows Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) sending a message to Captain Marvel. So, we are looking to Captain Marvel to provide answers for how she can help save the universe. It doesn’t seem like the right time for an origin story that takes place more than 20 years ago.
On the plus side, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) looks very much like he did in Pulp Fiction.
What do you think of the trailer? Are you waiting for Captain Marvel?