Variety has today reported that Marvel’s Captain Marvel has found it’s male lead in Jude Law. Full details are currently unavailable, however Law is to star opposite Brie Larson as a mentor character to the titular hero.
Law and Larson are joined by a cast which includes Ben Mendelsohn, who will be playing the role of the film’s villain (most likely the leader of the alien race, The Skrulls) and Samuel L. Jackson, who will be reprising his role as Nick Fury, though with both eyes in tact. The film will be set in the early 1990s.
More details to come.