The news outlet Variety has reported that Jude Law is in talks for the male lead with Brie Larson in Marvel’s first female-led superhero film, Captain Marvel.
Jude Law has been confirmed to play the role of Doctor Walter Lawson, a.k.a. Mar-Vell, which is said to be a mentor to Larson’s Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel as she tries to figure out her newly discovered powers. Samuel L. Jackson is set to reprise his role as Nick Fury with this film taking place during the early 1990s. Ben Mendelsohn is also in talks to join the film as the villain. He’s most likely to play the leader of the Skrulls, a race of shape-shifting aliens from the comics which are set to make their first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the film. Captain Marvel is scheduled to hit theaters March 6, 2019