‘Captain Marvel’ is Taking Cues from ’90s Action Films

/Film | 3/9/2018 | Ethan Anderton
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Black Panther is still the talk of the town, but in less than two months, Avengers: Infinity War will dominate the box office by beginning the culmination of the first 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But that’s just the beginning of this big screen finale. We still have Ant-Man and the Wasp arriving later this year too. But it’s the first Marvel Studios movie of 2019 that has fans even more excited.

Next year, fans will get to see Captain Marvel hit the big screen. The film takes the Marvel timeline back to the 1990 and sees Brie Larson (Room, Kong Skull Island) as the lead character, a pilot named Carol Danvers, who is endowed with alien superpowers and becomes the first superhero who Nick Fury ever encountered. Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige recently discussed what fans can expect from the first in a new franchise for Marvel Studios, and if you’re a fan of ’90s action movies, you’re gonna like the Captain Marvel details he offers up.

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During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, as part of their massive ongoing coverage of the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, Feige was asked how the 1990s setting of Captain Marvel opens up new storytelling in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Feige said:

“We wanted to explore a period before Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury had any idea about any of the other heroes and crazy stuff going on in the world. You know, we first met Nick when he told Tony, “You’re part of a big universe. You just don’t know yet.” Well, we want to go back to a time when he didn’t know it yet, and really showcase and announce that Carol Danvers was that first hero that Nick came across. That meant she could be the singular hero, but place it within...
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