Jude Law to Star Opposite Brie Larson in Captain Marvel

Erica Roy
November 23, 2017

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe just added yet another impeccable performer to its ranks.

The Captain Marvel cast is now small, but growing.

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Repped by WME, Julian Belfrage Associates and Karl Austen, Law recently signed on for the role of young Albus Dumbledore in Warner Bros' Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Gindenwald and finished Woody Allen's latest untitled movie and the spy thriller The Rhythm Section with Blake Lively.

Jude Law is in talks to join the cast of Captain Marvel, where he would play the character Mar-Veil.

Sources have toldVariety that The Talented Mr. Ripley star is now in negotiations to play Doctor Walter Lawson, otherwise known as Mar-Vell, the Kree Hero who was the original Captain Marvel in the comics. Mar-Vell was the original Captain Marvel who passed his superpower-laced DNA onto Carol, helping her become the new Captain Marvel (but she was Ms. Marvel at first, because comics are confusing). It's also thought Samuel L. Jackson may show up as a younger Nick Fury. Larson, Law, Mendelsohn. At a certain point, it's not even fair to other superhero movies.

Details on Captain Marvel are still mostly under wraps, but we know it'll be an origin story set in the early 1990s.

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