The Marvels explores the dark side of Carol Danvers

Captain Marvel actor Brie Larson has revealed that 2023 Wonders will delve into the darker aspects of Carol Danvers’ character.


Larson shared on hello america that the second solo movie starring Captain Marvel will be very different from the first. With the 2019 film setting up the superhero’s origins and backstory, Larson explained that Captain Marvel’s next outing will delve a bit deeper into the complexities of her character, including the flaws that ultimately make her human.

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“The first was the origin story of who she is,” the actor said. “Now it’s digging a little more intricacy, that there’s a lot more to her than that. There are parts that aren’t so good about her, that we can see that a hero isn’t not the person who makes all the right decisions all the time.”

Realized by candy manby Nia DaCostaWonders should take place after the post-credits scene of Ms. MarvelThe latest episode of , which showed young hero and Captain Marvel fanatic Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) suddenly swapping places with Carol upon activating her magic bracelet. Confirmed in behind-closed-doors footage released at this year’s D23 Expo, the film will follow the couple alongside Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) as they work together to find out why they keep switching places every time they use their powers.

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With Carol’s reunion with Monica after nearly three decades, there’s room for the darker side of the strongest Avenger to be explored through the complicated relationship she has with her best friend’s daughter. Monica also notably developed her own powers during the events of WandaVision after repeatedly traversing the mystical hexagon of Wanda Maximoff. Her newfound ability to sense electromagnetic radiation and absorb energy will be further showcased in Captain Marvel’s upcoming single-player adventure.

With Carol, Kamala and Monica, Wonders will give fans the opportunity to see other familiar MCU faces such as Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury and Aamir (Saagar Shaikh), Muneeba (Zenobia Shroff) and Yusuf Khan (Mohan Kapur) of Ms. Marvel. Zawe Ashton was cast as the film’s villain and Park Seo-joon is also in the film in an undisclosed role. Goose, the Flerken taking the form of a cat, will also return.

Wonders will be released in theaters on July 28, 2023, as part of Phase 5 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Source: Twitter via The Direct

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