Captain Marvel and Dar-Benn duke it out in a new teaser trailer for The Marvels.
As the teaser begins, Nick Fury can be heard saying, “Captain Marvel. We need you to save the world.” This is subsequently followed by Carol Danvers telling Dar-Benn, “You’re forgetting something. I’m invincible,” to which Dar-Benn tells the Woman Warrior that her powers “only make [Dar-Benn] stronger” after footage of the two enemies and Monica Rambeau/Photon fighting pops up, then punches Captain Marvel into a wall. Fury appears onscreen afterward and states, “That’s not good news.” Towards the end, Dar-Benn avows, “This is the start of a new beginning,” as Photon screams and Captain Marvel throws something at a spaceship which makes it explode.
A previous teaser had shared what Dar-Benn’s plan in The Marvels is, which Carol remarked in said teaser is “targeting the people [she] cares about” and “every place [Carol calls] home.” As for Dar-Benn herself, director Nia DaCosta discussed how she’s different from the comics, noting, “We were inspired by the [comic book] period of two emperors, and there was some more of that story in the first versions of the script. But as we took over and moved into our own space and what this story was, more of that shed away. But in terms of energetically being a Kree imperialist, she’s similar.”
On Captain Marvel’s side of things, the book MCU: The Reign of Marvel said that actor Brie Larson “grew disillusioned” with playing Carol after garnering online attacks and abuse after 2019’s Captain Marvel. One of MCU’s writers, Joanna Robinson, explained in an interview, “[Marvel Studios] put Brie Larson in [a prominent place in the MCU]. I don’t know if Brie Larson was the wrong person for the role, necessarily. But the toxic backlash means that Brie Larson doesn’t want to play Carol Danvers anymore.”
Moving on to The Marvels itself, producer Mary Livanos talked about how the movie is similar to Disney+’s Hawkeye, declaring that there’s “a bit” of a connection between the relationships of Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel, Captain Marvel, Clint Barton and Kate Bishop. “We all are prone to fall into similar trappings when it comes to hero worship,” Livanos added. “You think that heroes can fix any problem. But in this movie, we actually examine how sometimes decisions you make in an attempt to make things better can sometimes make things worse, and have a cascading effect that spirals out of your control.”
The Marvels arrives in theaters on Nov. 10.
A new teaser for The Marvels sees MCU hero Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel and the movie’s villain Dar-Benn duke it out. Read More