Marvel confirmed on Monday that filming for the first MCU female-fronted movie Captain Marvel has begun in Los Angeles.

The production company also released the movies official synopsis, “The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.”

The titular role of Captain Marvel, also known as Carol Danvers will be played by Oscar-winning Brie LarsonCaptain Marvel has been described as Marvel’s most powerful hero to date. The movie will take place in the 90s, which is a first for any Marvel movie.

The movie will star Samuel L. Jackson reprising his role as Nick Fury and Clark Gregg, who is known for playing Agent Phil Coulson. Since this movie is set in the 90s, his death in the 2012 Avengers obviously would not affect the plot of Captain Marvel.

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Djimon Hounsou and Lee Pace are also set to make an appearance in the movie as Korath and  Ronan, respectively. Both played villains in the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy.

The film also stars Ben Mendelsohn, Lashana Lynch and Jude Law in their Marvel Cinematic Universe debut.

The movie directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will be the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, following the soon-to-be released Avengers: Infinity War and Ant-Man and The Wasp.

Even though Captain Marvel will not be seen in Infinity Wars, Marvel confirmed that she will play a large role in the fourth installment of Avengers.

Captain Marvel is set to premiere on March 8, 2019, just two months before the fourth Avengers movie, which is set to release on May 3, 2019.

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