Nia DaCosta is likely from Candyman to Captain Marvel.
The filmmaker has signed on to immediate the forthcoming Captain Marvel sequel starring Brie Larson, EW has realized. DaCosta, who most lately helmed the future Candyman sequel, is having the Captain Marvel reins from Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who directed the very first movie.
Deadline initially noted the information. Marvel Studios had no remark.
Megan McDonnell, who wrote on Disney+’s approaching WandaVision series, is penning the script, with Larson established to return as Carol Danvers, the Air Force-pilot-turned-interstellar-superhero. It continues to be to be viewed when and the place the Captain Marvel sequel will acquire put: The 1st film was a ’90s-established period piece, with Larson’s Carol returning to the existing for Avengers: Endgame.
Irrespective, Carol’s return appears to be to be in superior arms: DaCosta acquired significant significant buzz for her 2018 directorial debut, Small Woods, starring Tessa Thompson and Lily James, and Jordan Peele shortly recruited her to helm his spiritual sequel to the ’90s horror basic Candyman (out Oct. 16).
Captain Marvel 2 is currently scheduled to hit theaters July 8, 2022.
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