The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is back in action, and this time it’s a sequel to the 2019 film “Captain Marvel” with a power-packed female cast. Brie Larson returns as Carol Danvers in “The Marvels,” and she’s joined by two other female superheroes, Teyonah Parris from “WandaVision” and Iman Vellani from “Ms. Marvel.” The film promises to be a thrilling adventure, and fans can’t wait to see their favorite superheroes back in action.
The plot of “The Marvels” takes place after the events of the Disney+ series “Ms. Marvel,” where we were introduced to Kamala Khan, a young superhero from New Jersey. The teaser trailer for the film picks up shortly after the post-credits scene of “Ms. Marvel,” where Kamala seemingly swaps places with Carol. The footage shows Captain Monica Rambeau (Parris) working as an astronaut for Saber Space Station alongside Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). When Monica hits a jump point in the space continuum, she transforms into Ms. Marvel, confirming that she, Carol, and Kamala share a unique set of transformative powers.
The official synopsis from Marvel Studios reveals that Carol has reclaimed her identity from the Kree and taken revenge on the Supreme Intelligence. However, unintended consequences see Carol shouldering the burden of a destabilized universe. When her duties send her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolutionary, her powers become entangled with that of Kamala and Carol’s estranged niece, Captain Monica Rambeau. Together, this unlikely trio must team up and learn to work in concert to save the universe.
The trailer and synopsis have set the stage for an epic adventure, and fans are excited to see the female superheroes in action. It’s worth noting that “The Marvels” is directed by Nia DaCosta, making her the first Black woman and fourth woman to direct a film in the MCU. DaCosta has already made a name for herself as a talented filmmaker with the 2021 “Candyman” reboot, and her vision for “The Marvels” promises to be nothing short of spectacular.
The film also boasts a talented supporting cast, with South Korean actor Park Seo-joon and Zawe Ashton joining the mix. Fans can also look forward to the return of Goose, the fan-favorite Flerken.
“The Marvels” was originally scheduled for release in the summer of 2022, but due to the pandemic, it was pushed back to November 10, 2023. The delay has only heightened anticipation for the film, and fans are eagerly waiting for its release.
Official poster for “The Marvels“