CAPTAIN MARVEL Officially Begins Production

Marvel Studios has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, California, on its newest film, ‘Captain Marvel.’ The production is shooting in and around the greater Los Angeles area, which will also serve as the production base for the film. The production will also shoot on location in Fresno, California, as well as locations in Louisiana, including Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

Set to arrive in cinemas early 2019, ‘Captain Marvel’ is directed by the writing/directing team of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, whose credits include ‘Mississippi Grind’ and ‘Half Nelson.’ An all-star collective of accomplished writers penned the screenplay, including Meg LeFauve (‘Inside Out,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’), Nicole Perlman (‘First Man,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’), Geneva Robertson-Dworet (‘Tomb Raider,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’), Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch (‘Glow’), and Boden & Fleck.

The film stars Brie Larson (‘Room,’ ‘Kong: Skull Island’), Samuel L. Jackson (‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘The Hateful Eight’), Ben Mendelsohn (‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ ‘Ready Player One’), Djimon Hounsou (‘Blood Diamond,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’), Lee Pace (‘The Book of Henry,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’), Lashana Lynch (‘Brotherhood,’ ‘Fast Girls’), Gemma Chan (‘Humans,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’), Algenis Perez Soto (‘Sambá,’ ‘Sugar’), Rune Temte (‘Eddie The Eagle,’ ‘The Last Kingdom’), McKenna Grace (‘I, Tonya,’ ‘Gifted’), with Clark Gregg (‘Live by Night,’ ‘The Avengers’), and Jude Law (‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,’ ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’).

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. Set in the 1990s, ‘Captain Marvel’ is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR hits Irish cinemas April 27th.