ANNETTE BENING CAST AS SCIENTIST IN ‘CAPTAIN MARVEL’ FILM!

First reported by THR, Annette Bening will join Brie Larson in the female-driven Captain Marvel film in which Larson plays Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot whose DNA melds with an alien’s, giving her extraordinary powers.

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Bening has been cast as a scientist, with little more known about the role. The multiple Academy Award nominee joins a star-studded line up including Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Gemma Chan and Lee Pace. This will be Bening’s first foray into the expansive world of superhero movies.

Captain Marvel, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, is currently shooting in Los Angeles. Bening can soon be seen in The Seagull, alongside Saoirse Ronan and Elisabeth Moss.

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