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As Captain Marvel hits the big screen next week, filmmakers Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are coming back to how their choice naturally fell on Brie Larson to play Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel.

Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel will be coming to the cinema next week and she should break the house. That’s how directors, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, look back on the incredible character that Brie Larson has remarkably brought to the screen.

A character bursting with humanity

Captain Marvel is the first Marvel female superhero to be entitled to a movie that is entirely dedicated to her. She could be one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel universe. The two directors have recently mentioned its powers but also and above all its complexity:

”  We really wanted to explore her life and her humanity, all that makes her who she is, because that element fascinated us. We had the feeling of being able to tell a story that really speaks of a character in search of his lost humanity  “.

A high-flying training

Finding the perfect actress to camp the character was not easy. Kevin Feige, director of Marvel Studios, and the two directors of the film return on the epic that was to audition the perfect candidate for the role. But finally, it’s Brie Larson who has imposed on them, almost naturally.

”  When we discovered that Brie Larson was tempted to join the Marvel universe, we met her several times and introduced her to the plot. She loved the character of the comic and one of the most memorable moments of my career at Marvel was when I introduced her to Comic-Con and she went on stage with almost every other Marvel performer . She was on the front line and I think that’s a good indication of how the public will adopt it. “

The young woman has also invested a lot in her character. Brie Larson was not an accomplished athlete, but her perseverance means that today she is able to lift more than 100 kg in deadlift! To make the aerial scenes more real than life, the actress even had the honor of meeting the first woman became fighter pilot of the US Air Force, Jeannie M. Leavitt, as specified by Kevin Feige

”  Brie, Lashana and Anna are all in an F-16 and have cashed several G, they showed an impressive coolness during the training maneuvers, it was amazing!  “.

To discover the result of these intense hours of work, go on March 8 for the release in the dark rooms of Captain Marvel .