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Jude Law in Negotiations to Join Captain Marvel

It is being reported that Jude Law is in negotiations to be the male lead opposite Brie Larson for Marvel’s Captain Marvel. He has not been officially been cast and is still in negotiations. Marvel has not commented on the rumor.

Law will play Doctor Walter Lawson aka Mar-Vell who is the mentor to Larson’s Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel.

In the comics Danvers is an Air Force Pilot who is fused with alien DNA and gains powers like flight, superstrength, and energy projection.

Ben Mendelsohn is on board as the villain and the film is being directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck with a script by Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman penned previous drafts.

It has been announced that the film will take place in the 90s before the Avengers assembled and Samuel L. Jackson will reprise his role as Nick Fury.

The film is set to come to theaters March 8, 2019.