Nia DaCosta the director of the upcoming horror and thriller movie “Candyman” is now set to direct her first-ever Marvel Cinematic Universe movie “Captain Marvel 2”, this report has been verified by many sources including variety.
Who is the new director of Captain Marvel 2?
The first part of Captain Marvel was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck in 2019, at that time, the movie was managed to have a domestic collection of $426.8 Million dollars and whooping $1.13 Billion Dollar worldwide collection. The movie was a chartbuster in every aspect. In the sequel of the movie “Captain Marvel 2” which will be directed by the Nia DaCosta, Actress Brie Larson will be reprising her role as the superhero Captain Marvel also known as Carol Danvers. The script will be written by the writer of the “WandaVision” series, Megan McDonnell. The Marvel Studios series is also set to release on the Disney Plus streaming platform. John Wick 5 Release Date
Captain Marvel 2 Release Date
DaCosta is going to be the fourth woman after Boden, Cate Shortland (Black Widow), and Chloe Zhao (Eternals) and the first black woman to direct an MCU movie.
Nia made her debut with “Little Woods” starring Tessa Thompson and after that, she managed to land another lucrative movie “Candyman” which is co-produced by Jordan Peele. The original release date of the “Candyman” was in June 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release is postponed till October 2020. According to her, Candyman is going to be a mix of “the intersection of white violence and black pain.” The Flash Season 7 Release Date
Captain Marvel 2 Cast, Story & plot
According to some reports, there are few other directors that have been taken into consideration before the final selection of Nia DaCosta for Captain Marvel 2 directors chair- Olivia Wilde (Booksmart) and Jammie Babbit (But, I’m a Cheerleader). Undoubtedly, it is going to be a very tough task to shoot action scenes and operate massive crews at the same time in this pre-COVID-19 vaccine condition.
The movie is set to hit the theater on July 8, 2022.