The wait is almost over, Marvel Studios is officially working on a follow-up to their billion dollar hit film Captain Marvel.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has tapped and is in final negotiations with Megan McDonnell, a rising writer hot-off her work on WandaVision to pen the script for the film.
Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, who co-wrote and directed the first film are not returning for the sequel, but will stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as they are likely directing the Disney+ Ms. Marvel series. The studio is on the hunt for a female director to helm the pic for a 2022 release.
Details on the project are being kept under wraps at this time, but the film will move from the films 1990’s setting to present day.[wordads]
Released in 2019, Captain Marvel starred Academy Award® winner Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou (Korath), Lee Pace (Ronan), Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan (Minn-Erva), Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, Kenneth Mitchell (Joseph Danvers), with Clark Gregg (Phil Coulson), and Jude Law (Marv-Vell). The film grossed an astounding $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter