It is officially set to happen; Marvel Studios has set a sequel version to its billion-dollar cinema hit ‘Captain Marvel’.
The studio is currently in primary talks with Megan McDonnell, a staff writer on the Marvel-based series ‘WandaVision’ to write the sequel. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck who co-wrote and directed the original version will not return for the sequel.
The plot for ‘Captain Marvel 2’ will shift from the 1990s that covered the original movie to the present day where Carol Danvers, popularly known as Captain Marvel played by Brie Larson, will tap into cosmic energies making her a powerhouse champion for Earth when interplanetary dangers threaten the fragile globe.
Marvel has not issued any comment in terms production details for the developing sequel, but is eyeing a 2022 premiere date.
‘Captain Marvel’ is the 22nd Marvel Studios film and the first superhero movie from the studio with a female lead as the title character. It scored a world Box Office record of $1.13 billion and with it raised the Hollywood conversation that female superhero films can also become a global hit.