Jude Law Is In Negotiations To Join The Cast Of CAPTAIN MARVEL As Doctor Walter Lawson, A.K.A. Mar-Vell

Jude Law Is In Negotiations To Join The Cast Of CAPTAIN MARVEL As Doctor Walter Lawson, A.K.A. Mar-Vell

Reports are coming in that Jude Law (King Arthur: Legend of The Sword, AI) has entered talks to appear as the male lead alongside Brie Larson in the upcoming Captain Marvel movie. More past the jump...

According to Variety, Jude Law is in negotiations to join Brie Larson in the upcoming Captain Marvel movie as the male lead.

Though his character is not named in the report, Law is said to be playing "a mentor of sorts to Danvers as she tries to figure out her new powers." This had led to speculation that he'll actually be Mar-Vell, who we had previously heard would be making an appearance.

The trade also confirms that Ben Mendelsohn is officially on board as the villain of the piece.

Captain Marvel is set to fly into theatres on March 8, 2019.

UPDATE: Variety has now confirmed that Law will indeed play Doctor Lawson, a.k.a. Mar-Vell - the original Captain Marvel. Apparently, Keanu Reeves was offered the role but passed.
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