Brie Larson is Carol Danvers in ‘Captain Marvel’ First Trailer

Marvel’s Female-Led Superhero Movie

Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures have released the first official trailer for Marvel’s first female-led superhero movie Captain Marvel, starring Oscar-winner Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, a.k.a Captain Marvel, an Air Force pilot with super powers and Jude Law rumored as the hero Mar-Vell.

The movie is technically a prequel, set in the mid-1990s, and picks up after Captain Marvel already has acquired alien powers and is working with the alien race the Kree and must face a threat from the shape-shifting Skrulls.

The star-studded cast also includes Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, and Clark Gregg, along with Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, and Mckenna Grace.

Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, Marvel’s first female director are directing the film from a script by a writing team that includes Boden and Fleck as well as Meg LeFauve, Nicole Perlman, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. The first trailer and poster can be seen below.

Marvel’s Female-Led Superhero Movie

Captain Marvel, the penultimate entry in phase 3 of the MCU, opens on March 8, 2019.

Marvel’s Female-Led Superhero Movie

The story 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. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.