Captain Marvel

Brie Larson the frontrunner to play Captain Marvel

SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations With Brie Larson For "Room"

After her Oscar-winning turn in “Room,” Brie Larson may be ready to step into the shoes of one of Marvel’s most popular female superheros.

Sources tell Variety Marvel is in early talks with Larson to play Captain Marvel in the studio’s standalone project. It is unknown where things stand in negotiations, but sources have told Variety that Larson is the first choice, and that she’s leaning toward playing the part.

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