There has been some new information involving the upcoming Captain Marvel 2 film.
Marvel has announced that they have added WandaVision staff writer, and story editor, Megan McDonnell to the project. My concern is that according to The Hollywood Reporter, WandaVision has been her “first major credit.”
Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, co-writers/directors of the original Captain Marvel film will not be returning on this one, but instead are in talks to move to another Marvel project with Disney+.
The currently un-named film has yet to find it’s director, which they are reportedly looking for a woman to take over that position. Which is a cool move as long as the movie is about the story and characters first and not about “Girls Rule and Boys Drool” as has been the case with a lot of Hollywood “strong female character” films of late. Those are not faring well in the global box office.
What will make this film interesting is that it’s set in present day, so we have a good chance of getting Monica Rambeau, who in the comics was also Captain Marvel. We saw her as a child in the last Captain Marvel movie and she will be a character in WandaVision as well.
A lot of fans were actually pushing for Monica Rambeau to be Captain Marvel instead of Carol Danvers. With Disney trying hard to be more diverse with Phase 4 and beyond, she would be a great option for Captain Marvel moving forward.
There isn’t much more news other than they are apparently trying for a 2022 release window in Phase 5 and we know in that phase we are already expecting Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Blade, and Black Panther 2.
We will keep you posted as more news develops.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter