The Cool Cast of Captain Marvel

17 October 2019
Who's who in Captain Marvel.
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The twenty-first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel, is your M-Net Sunday night movie this weekend, and it’s a force to be reckoned with. Or rather, she’s a force to be reckoned with, because the awesome title character – played by Brie Larson – is arguably the most powerful Avenger of all. But like any good Avenger, she’s got a great team behind her.

Here’s a look at who’s who in the cast, and where you may have seen them before…whether in the MCU or elsewhere.

Brie Larson
You Know Her From: Room, Kong: Skull Island
In Captain Marvel…she plays Captain Marvel aka Carol Danvers aka Vers
MCU appearances: Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame

MORE HERE: The history of Kong.

Samuel L. Jackson
You Know Him From: Being awesome! As well as running from dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, swimming from sharks in Deep Blue Sea, conquering snakes in Snakes on a Plane, being cool AF in Shaft, eyeballing Bruce Willis in Unbreakable and Glass, swishing a lightsabre in the Star Wars prequels, and being a regular feature in Quentin Tarantino movies
In Captain Marvel…he plays Nick Fury
MCU appearances: Iron Man, Iron Man 2, ThorCaptain America: The First Avenger, Avengers Assemble, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far from Home

MORE HERE: Seven reasons Samuel L. Jackson is awesome.

Ben Mendelsohn
You Know Him From: Rogue One, Darkest Hour, The Dark Knight Rises
In Captain Marvel…he plays Talos
MCU appearances: Captain Marvel, Spider-Man: Far from Home

MORE HERE: The Beginners’ Guide to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Djimon Hounsou
You Know Him From: Amistad, Gladiator, In America, Blood Diamond, Aquaman
In Captain Marvel…he plays Korath
MCU appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel

MORE HERE: Under the sea.

Lee Pace
You Know Him From: The Hobbit trilogy, Lincoln
In Captain Marvel…he plays Ronan the Accuser
MCU appearances: Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel 

MORE HERE: Ten terrific trilogies.

Lashana Lynch
You Know Her From: Fast Girls, and the upcoming 25th Bond movie, No Time to Die
In Captain Marvel… she plays Maria Rambeau
MCU appearances: Captain Marvel 

MORE HERE: The next Bond.

Gemma Chan
You Know Her From: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Crazy Rich Asians
In Captain Marvel…she plays Minn-Erva
MCU appearances: Captain Marvel

MORE HERE: The very cool cast of Crazy Rich Asians.

Annette Benning
You Know Her From: Bugsy, American Beauty, Being Julia, The Kids Are All Right
In Captain Marvel…she plays Dr. Wendy Lawson
MCU appearances: Captain Marvel

MORE HERE: Eight things to know about Captain Marvel.

Clark Gregg
You Know Him From: The Human Stain, Much Ado About Nothing
In Captain Marvel…he plays Phil Coulson
MCU appearances: Iron Man, Iron Man 2, ThorAvengers Assemble, Captain Marvel, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 

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Jude Law
You Know Him From: Gattaca, The Talented Mr. Ripley, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Closer, Sherlock Holmes, Anna Karenina, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
In Captain Marvel…he plays Yon-Rogg
MCU appearances: Captain Marvel 

Watch this awesome cast in Captain Marvel, your Sunday night movie on 20 October at 20:05 on M-Net channel 101.