CAPTAIN MARVEL Sequel Moving Forward Without Original's Writer/Directors

Captain Marvel 2 is going higher, further, faster, baby - but with a brand new writer and director.

The directing tandem of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck directed the origin story of the first film (which co-starred Samuel L. Jackson) working off of a screenplay they wrote with Geneva Robertson-Dworet. THR also notes Disney has its hopes set on a possible 2022 release, and that Marvel is looking for a female filmmaker for the sequel.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel has hired their WandaVision writer Megan McDonnell to write the present-day set Captain Marvel 2 and Marvel is now searching for a director as Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck might be doing a Disney+ series.

And on Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that a sequel is in development at Disney-owned Marvel Studios.

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There's also the fact that her standalone film made more than a billion dollars at the box office, so that helps.

'Captain Marvel' made over $1 billion at the box office past year (it was one six Disney movies to do so in 2019, actually). The movie now has a writer, Megan McDonnell, who worked on the first season of upcoming Disney Plus show WandaVision.

He said: "We didn't even mention that we're making "Black Panther 2" and we didn't mention that "Guardians of the Galaxy 3" is coming". While Captain Marvel was a fun film, it, in my opinion at least, is probably one of the least inspiring Marvel films in recent memory.

With Phase 4 and its 10 projects set to run through 2021, it's safe to assume that the rest of these films will begin rolling out sometime in 2022.

  • Michelle Webb