Marvel Studios touched Candyman‘s Nia DaCosta to direct Captain Marvel 2 (The sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel), and it looks like the sequel film will be heading overseas for the production to the billion-dollar hit film. According to Murphy’s Multiverse, Marvel has registered a production company in the United Kingdom, which indicates that parts of the film will be shot in the UK, hopeful at Pinewood Studios, and other parts of Europe.
Project details are being kept undisclosed at this time, but the movie will move from the films 1990’s setting to now-day and insiders say that film will draw inspiration from Marvel Comics popular Secret Invasion run, saw the Skrull Empire attempt a hostile take over of Earth and revealed that Skrull sleeper cells had been on Earth in positions of power and in place of Earth’s mightiest heroes for some time. As per reports, Secret Invasion series for Disney plus, which could be a companion piece for Captain Marvel 2.
Do you know? Captain Marvel Sequel To Directed By First Black Female Nia DaCosta.
WandaVision staff Megan McDonnell will write the script for this upcoming Marvel sequel.
Meanwhile, The first Captain Marvel was filmed in California, under the California Film Commission’s Tax Credit Program. Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, who has written and directed the previous first film, are not working for this sequel however they will stay in the MCU, as directing the DisneyPlus’ Ms. Marvel TV series.
Actress Brie Larson will reprise her role as Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers.
2019’s Captain Marvel starred Academy Award winner Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel), Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou (Korath), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Lee Pace (Ronan), Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan (Minn-Erva), Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, Kenneth Mitchell (Joseph Danvers), Clark Gregg (Phil Coulson), and Jude Law (Marv-Vell). The film was highest grossed an astounding $1.1 billion dollars at the box office collection worldwide.
Captain Marvel 2 film is expected to hit theaters on July 8, 2022.