Captain Marvel early reactions: Brie Larson shines in 'awesome 90s period piece' and MCU feels 'more complete' with her in it

FP Staff

Feb 20, 2019 17:33:41 IST

The social media embargo on Captain Marvel has been lifted and members of the press have shared their first impressions of the upcoming Marvel film. Academy Award-winning actress Brie Larson plays the titular superhero, the alter ego of US Air Force pilot Carol Danvers, in the first female-led Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel will follow the story of Larson's character as she navigates a monumental war between two alien races which transcends galaxies.

The film has received mostly positive reviews, with some calling the film "radical" and Larson's character a "welcome addition to MCU."

Captain Marvel early reactions: Brie Larson shines in awesome 90s period piece and MCU feels more complete with her in it

Brie Larson in and as Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, is slated to release on 8 March, 2019.

Updated Date: Feb 20, 2019 17:56:27 IST