The Marvels Filming Begins, Samuel L. Jackson Added to Cast


The Marvels, a sequel to Brie Larson-led Captain Marvel, has begun filming. Samuel L. Jackson — he performs Nick Fury within the Marvel Cinematic Universe — revealed Wednesday on Instagram that he could be suiting up (or slightly, bearding up) to play the previous SHIELD director within the second Captain Marvel movie. Jackson is a brand new addition to The Marvels solid, that beforehand included Larson as Carol Danvers/ Captain Marvel, Teyonah Parris as SWORD agent Monica Rambeau (from WandaVision), and Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan/ Ms. Marvel (from the upcoming Disney+ sequence Ms. Marvel).

“Guess what time it is! Back in the box, just in The Nick of time!,” Jackson wrote in a caption on Instagram for 3 pictures: Nick Fury’s beard and moustache set, and a T-shirt with Fury’s hand disintegrating as he holds the pager that may talk with Captain Marvel, a reference to the post-credits scene from Avengers: Infinity War. Though Jackson solely reveals Fury’s beard, he will even be donning his well-known eyepatch in The Marvels — in contrast to the primary Captain Marvel movie — given the sequel takes place in modern-day, following the occasions of Avengers: Endgame and Ms. Marvel.

While Jackson hadn’t been formally introduced as a part of The Marvels solid prior to this, it is smart he could be concerned given his shut join with Danvers within the first movie and ever since, and in addition the post-credits scene from Spider-Man: Far From Home that exposed Fury was on a Skrull spaceship off on some secret mission. The Skrulls had been a giant a part of Captain Marvel and are set to return within the Disney+ sequence Secret Invasion — and now, plainly the occasions of The Marvels will tie into Secret Invasion. It is perhaps tied to WandaVision finale’s post-credits scene too.

Behind the scenes, Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) is ready as director on The Marvels, working off a screenplay by Megan McDonnell who wrote two WandaVision episodes: “Now in Color” and “We Interrupt This Program”. Sean Bobbitt (12 Years A Slave, Judas and the Black Messiah) is the cinematographer on the Captain Marvel sequel. Marvel Studios president and Marvel’s chief artistic officer Kevin Feige will function the only producer. Production will happen at Pinewood Studios within the UK, and Los Angeles and New Jersey within the US.

Before The Marvels, the MCU will provide up its first Asian superhero lead in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on September 3, Oscar-winner Chloé Zhao’s new ensemble Eternals late October in India and early November elsewhere, the Spider-Man threequel Spider-Man: No Way Home on December 17, the Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen-led Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness in March 2022, Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder in May 2022, and Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in July 2022. Several different Marvel films (and TV sequence) are additionally within the works.

The Marvels is slated to launch November 11, 2022 in cinemas worldwide.


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