The Marvels is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel, Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel, and Monica Rambeau / Photon. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is intended to be the sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel and the 32nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Nia DaCosta, written by Megan McDonnell, and stars Brie Larson as Danvers, Iman Vellani as Khan, and Teyonah Parris as Rambeau, alongside Saagar Shaikh, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Zawe Ashton, and Park Seo-joon.
In the film, Danvers, Khan, and Rambeau’s powers become entangled, forcing them to work together to save the universe.
The film was announced in July 2019, and DaCosta was hired to direct in September 2020. Filming took place from August to December 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia, and London, England. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on November 10, 2023.
- Brie Larson as Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel
- Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel
- Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau / Photon
- Saagar Shaikh as Amir Khan
- Zenobia Shroff as Muneeba Khan
- Mohan Kapur as Yusuf Khan
- Zawe Ashton as Zawe Ashton
- Park Seo-joon as Park Seo-joon
- Director: Nia DaCosta
- Screenwriters: Megan McDonnell
- Producer: Kevin Feige
- Cinematographer: Sean Bobbitt
- Composer: Simon Franglen
- Editor: Elliot Graham
The official plot synopsis for The Marvels has not yet been released, but it is known that the film will follow Carol Danvers, Kamala Khan, and Monica Rambeau as they team up to save the universe.
The film is expected to explore the relationship between Carol and Monica, who have a long history together. Carol was a mentor to Monica’s mother, Maria Rambeau, who died of cancer after being exposed to Kree energy. Monica has blamed Carol for her mother’s death, but it is expected that the two will reconcile in the film.
The Marvels is also expected to introduce a new villain, Zawe Ashton, who is rumored to be playing a Skrull. The Skrulls are a shapeshifting alien race who have been enemies of the Kree for centuries. It is possible that Ashton’s character will be the main antagonist of the film.
Overall, The Marvels is shaping up to be an exciting and action-packed film with a diverse cast of characters. Fans of the MCU are sure to enjoy the film when it is released in November 2023.