ROGUE ONE's Ben Mendelsohn Talks For The First Time About Potentially Starring In CAPTAIN MARVEL

ROGUE ONE's Ben Mendelsohn Talks For The First Time About Potentially Starring In CAPTAIN MARVEL

Ben Mendelsohn has already menaced one Galaxy but he now looks set to make the leap to another as the lead villain in Captain Marvel. Here, the actor talks about potentially playing the Skrull leader...

Ben Mendelsohn is a terrific actor and no stranger to playing bad guys. He menaced a Galaxy Far, Far Away in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and if recent reports are to be believed, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is next on his hit list when he signs on to play the leader of the Skrulls. So, how does the actor feel about reteaming with Mississippi Grind directors Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden for Captain Marvel?

Well, as you might expect, he wasn't willing to say much but is clearly aware of the project and makes it clear he likes the thought of squaring off with Brie Larson's Carol Danvers on the big screen in 2019.



"Wow, that would be lovely. That would be really nice. But I know that Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden – I think I know how this one got started because they did Mississippi Grind obviously, and I think they’re a great choice and a really interesting choice for that film.
 
"Well you see a smile because I’m amused that people even bother to ask. Only because it’s one of those things, it’s sort of like being in the secret service for a moment. You can neither confirm nor deny… It would be thrilling, I’m sure."

So, nothing is definite yet but it very much sounds like he probably has signed on to star in Captain Marvel! While Mendelsohn is occasionally typecast as a villain, there's no denying that he'll be a good fit for a role like this and we'll hopefully hear something official soon as the cast continues to grow.

Tell us, are you excited to see him star in Captain Marvel? Weigh in with your thoughts down below.
DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
THE MARVELS: New Logo For The CAPTAIN MARVEL Sequel Highlights The Three Lead Superheroes

THE MARVELS: New Logo For The CAPTAIN MARVEL Sequel Highlights The Three Lead Superheroes

It's no secret that The Marvels will bring together Captain Marvel, Spectrum, and Ms. Marvel, and a newly revealed logo for the sequel combines imagery from all three iconic characters. Check it out here.
THE MARVELS Director Nia DaCosta Teases Specific, Personal, Sometimes Sad Sequel

THE MARVELS Director Nia DaCosta Teases "Specific, Personal, Sometimes Sad" Sequel

It's been confirmed that Nia DaCosta (Candyman) is now working on The Marvels in London, and the filmmaker has given fans a vague idea of what to expect from the tone of the Marvel Studios sequel...
THE MARVELS Star Brie Larson Reveals Intense Workout Regime Before Returning To The MCU As Captain Marvel

THE MARVELS Star Brie Larson Reveals Intense Workout Regime Before Returning To The MCU As Captain Marvel

The Marvels is believed to have started production, and Brie Larson is showing how she's preparing for her Captain Marvel return with an impressive workout video revealing her superhero side. Check it out!
THE MARVELS Reportedly Casts South Korean Actor Park Seo-joon In Mysterious Role

THE MARVELS Reportedly Casts South Korean Actor Park Seo-joon In Mysterious Role

Though no details on his role were provided, South Korean actor Park Seo-joon (Parasite) is reportedly set to join Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, and Iman Vellani in the upcoming Captain Marvel sequel.
CAPTAIN MARVEL Composer Pinar Toprak Issues Firm No Comment When Asked About THE MARVELS Return (Exclusive)

CAPTAIN MARVEL Composer Pinar Toprak Issues Firm "No Comment" When Asked About THE MARVELS Return (Exclusive)

Talking to us about new Disney Animation short Us Again prior to its release on Disney+ today, composer Pinar Toprak chooses her words very carefully when asked about possibly returning for The Marvels...
Latest Headlines
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER Set Photos Reveal A First Look At Christian Bale As Gorr The God Butcher!

THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER Set Photos Reveal A First Look At Christian Bale As Gorr The God Butcher!

Photos from the Malibu set of Thor: Love and Thunder have revealed our first look at Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher, and to say The Dark Knight star is unrecognisable would be an understatement...
WHAT IF...?: First In A Series Of Character Posters Spotlights Hayley Atwell's Captain Carter

WHAT IF...?: First In A Series Of Character Posters Spotlights Hayley Atwell's Captain Carter

Marvel has released the first in a series of posters inspired by the What If...? animated series that's set to hit Disney+ next week, and this one focuses on Captain Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell).
OBSO/LETE: Check Out The Trailer For This Month's BLADE RUNNER And HELLRAISER Inspired Horror Comic

OBSO/LETE: Check Out The Trailer For This Month's BLADE RUNNER And HELLRAISER Inspired Horror Comic

Horror comic book fans have something to look forward to with the upcoming brutal OBSO/LETE, which takes inspiration from The Crow, Blade Runner, and Hellraiser. The creative team has dropped a trailer!
LUCA: Disney/Pixar's Latest Is Now Available On Blu-ray - Check Out The Target-Exclusive 4K Combo Pack!

LUCA: Disney/Pixar's Latest Is Now Available On Blu-ray - Check Out The Target-Exclusive 4K Combo Pack!

After debuting on Disney+ earlier this summer, Disney/Pixar's Luca is now available on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, DVD, & Digital HD - and we were able to get a sneak preview of the Target-exclusive 4K Combo Pack!
WHAT IF...? - Everything We See In The Series IS Canon In The MCU; Head Writer Reveals What Was Off-Limits

WHAT IF...? - Everything We See In The Series IS Canon In The MCU; Head Writer Reveals What Was Off-Limits

Despite being an animated series, What If...? Head Writer A.C. Bradley has made it clear that everything we see in the show is canon, while also revealing what Marvel Studios wouldn't allow her to include!
ETERNALS And FREE GUY Will Skip Disney+ Premiere Access And Release In Theaters ONLY

ETERNALS And FREE GUY Will Skip Disney+ Premiere Access And Release In Theaters ONLY

It's now come to light that both Eternals and Free Guy will forgo a Disney+ Premiere Access release and debut in theatres only. This would seem to suggest that Disney has ended its dual-release strategy.
THE FLASH's Lead Villain May Have Been Revealed (But It's Definitely Not Who You Were Hoping For)

THE FLASH's Lead Villain May Have Been Revealed (But It's Definitely Not Who You Were Hoping For)

There's been a lot of speculation surrounding who will be The Flash's lead villain, but a new report indicates that it's a character...well, let's just say it's not the big bad you were likely hoping for!
SUPER ‘SUCKERS Writer And Binge Books Founder Darin Henry Discusses The New Vampire Comedy (Exclusive)

SUPER ‘SUCKERS Writer And Binge Books Founder Darin Henry Discusses The New "Vampire Comedy" (Exclusive)

Super 'Suckers #1 launches on September 29, and Binge Books founder Darin Henry (Furturama) talks to us about what fans can expect, the possibility of adapting it for film/TV, The Heroes Union, and more!