Brie Larson will be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Carol Danvers a.k.a. Captain Marvel and she will be given her own spotlight once again in Captain Marvel 2. With all the wild things going on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fans have been eager to find out anything they can about this superhero sequel. And as always, fans want to know who the villain of a superhero movie will be. That has certainly been the case with Captain Marvel 2. The sequel has maintained its secrecy surrounding a lot of its story. Well, we now know who will be playing the villain in Captain Marvel 2.
Zawe Ashton has been cast to go toe-to-toe with Brie Larson in Captain Marvel 2. Though her character has not yet been revealed, it is likely fans will be combing through the Marvel library of antagonists to figure out who she could be playing. Ashton is probably best known for her role in the Netflix satirical horror film Velvet Buzzsaw. One has to wonder if her character will be a physical match for Captain Marvel – arguably the most physically powerful hero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s roster – or if the sequel will give her an antagonist that is more of a mental foil for Carol Danvers.
Brie Larson and Zawe Ashton will not be the only ones joining the party for Captain Marvel 2. Ms. Marvel star Iman Vellani will also be among the cast. That has to mean that the events of Ms. Marvel will likely play directly into whatever the eventual story will be for Captain Marvel 2. It will be interesting to see if the two superheroines will have to team up to stop whatever the threat is that Zawe Ashton’s character plans to bring to the table. We also wonder if Brie Larson will ever pass the official mantle of Captain Marvel over to Ms. Marvel. Just how long the actress plans to stay with the Marvel Cinematic Universe is unknown at this time.
Now, it should be said that there have been rumors that Brie Larson would be tangling with none other than the X-Men’s Rogue in Captain Marvel 2. While this new report does not confirm who the villain will be in Captain Marvel 2, we wonder if this rules out Rogue’s possible appearance. Could she still be the antagonist of the movie or has this written that rumor off? With Evan Peters showing up as Quicksilver on WandaVision, we have to believe that more mutants are headed to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Will Ashton end up being the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s official version of Rogue? Or will she be playing a character from the comics that we have yet to see in cinema?
Pre-production is underway on Captain Marvel 2 and we bet a lot more information about the project is about to come to light. It is very likely that it will not be long before we get some confirmation on exactly which villain Zawe Ashton is playing.