Jude Law to star as Mar-Vell in Captain Marvel

Kelly Massey
November 23, 2017

Carol Danvers was an Air Force pilot who was infused with alien Kree DNA after touching some of the Kree's enhanced technology.

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Jude Law is in negotiations to play the male lead opposite Brie Larson in Marvel's "Captain Marvel", sources tell Variety. The Jude Law Captain Marvel news comes from trade paper Variety.

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.

Jude Law to star as Mar-Vell in Captain Marvel
Jude Law to star as Mar-Vell in Captain Marvel

This would mark the second major tentpole part Law has landed this year after getting the role of young Albus Dumbledore in "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald".

Law continues to dominate the big blockbusters of 2018 and beyond. Both of those films are set up at Warner Brothers. At this time we would like to cordially invite you to hit the comments section below, where you are encouraged to discuss your favorite Jude Law performances.

Samuel L. Jackson is also said to be returning as Nick Fury in the movie, which is scheduled for release on March 8, 2019. However, a subsequent update confirmed that Law will portray Mar-Vell, Marvel's original Captain Marvel.

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