Kevin Feige admits Captain Marvel movie a possibility

News Simon Brew 17 Mar 2014 - 06:33

Will Captain Marvel be Marvel's first female-led comic book movie? Possibly...

With phrase three of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies seemingly pretty much locked, it's going to be another bunch of male-led comic book movies that take Marvel Studios forward to The Avengers 3. Talk continues regarding a possibly Black Widow spin-off, but as Marvel's Kevin Feige has now said, "frankly if we do a Black Widow movie after Age Of Ultron, when she's been central in three or four movies, I don't think we'd get the quote unquote credit for it. People would say 'she's already a big giant superhero'".

So where does that leave Marvel with regards a female-headlined comic book movie? "If we had a great idea we do it", Feige said. "I like the idea if we're going to a [female headlined comic book movie] do a new one. Do a wholly new character, do an origin story".

So, is Captain Marvel a possibility there then? Turns out she is. "We've talked a lot about [Captain Marvel]", Feige confirmed. "I think that would be very cool".

That's still very vague of course, but the way things are panning out, we'd be surprised now if phase four didn't have a female-led movie in it. By then, the current run of Captain America and Thor movies would presumably be done - assuming Marvel will stop at three for each of them as it did with Iron Man - and there'll be room in the schedule for more characters to have a bash at the big screen.

We shall, of course, keep you posted...

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