Directed by Nia DiCosta, the sequel to Captain Marvel is expected to release in 2022
The Marvels, the sequel to Marvel’s 2019 movie Captain Marvel has begun production. Actor Samuel L Jackson, who plays Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) shared the news through a social media post.
Jackson posted an image of Nick Fury’s signature facial hair from the dressing room and wrote, “Guess what time it is! Back in the box, just in the Nick of time,” teasing the MCU fans. This would mean that Jackson will be reprising his role as Nick Fury, who will play an important role in the movie.
News came out in May that Brie Larson may slowly exit the MCU, but the actress confirmed in an interview with Sirius XM that production has begun for the sequel and she is a part of it, reprising her role as Captain Marvel.
“They’re unlike anything else. Huge sets,” said Larson who was in awe of the production for the movie. “I'm a huge fan of Disneyland, so to me it feels like I get to go to my private Disneyland”
Written by Megan McDonnell, who also penned WandaVision, the movie is directed by Nia DiCosta. While not much about the cast is known as of now, the movie will have Teyonah Parris playing Monica Rambeau.
Rambeau debuted in WandaVision, which streams on Disney + Hotstar. The character first appeared as a child in Captain Marvel. The sequel will bring together Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel and Monica Rambeau, who is the daughter of Maria Rambeau, Danver’s best friend.
Marvel Studios have big plans for Phase 4, with a long list of upcoming movies and shows already announced. The Marvels is expected to be released in 2022.