There has been a lot of talk about the future of some of the characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with suggestions that the likes of Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, and Chris Evans as Captain America are coming to the end of their run. Fortunately though, we have plenty of new Marvel characters hitting the big screen, with plenty new movies coming our way over the next few years.
One of the characters that comic book fans are very excited about seeing on the big screen is Captain Marvel, with a number of different stars being linked to the role. While fans seem to be leaning more towards Emily Blunt playing the role of Carol Danvers in the movie, Kevin Feige has admitted that there will not be an official announcement until 2016, although they do always have certain people in mind.
Feige explained, "There won’t be any announcements about that this year. I think right now we’re scripting the film, figuring out who we want Carol Danvers to be, and really what the structure of the movie will be and what her part will be in some of our other Phase 3 films. And it would be next year that we start to really think about casting."
Meanwhile, producer Jeremy Latchman added, "We always have a clear sense of who we want to cast and who we’re interested in. We have amazing casting directors — Sarah Finn, who’s been with us since Iron Man — but at the same time, when a fan list comes out… We read [the cast suggestions], we go through it, we read the comments, we look at who people like. Sometimes it’s really enlightening. Sometimes it’s the exact same person that they’ve been saying over and over again that we don’t think is right. It’s always fun to kinda go through it and see what people are up to."
The Captain Marvel movie is aiming for a release date of October 26, 2018 in the UK and November 2, 2018 in the US.