Everything we know about the ‘Captain Marvel’ Movie

This post contains spoilers for "Avengers: Infinity War"

The post-credits scene of “Avengers: Infinity War” teased a big addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Next year, Brie Larson will bring her to life.

The “Captain Marvel” movie will give us a better idea about how Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) knows the character well enough to contact her in a moment of crisis.

The character, whose real name is Carol Danvers, gains superpowers after being exposed to alien technology in the comic books. If the post-credits scene of “Infinity War” is any indication, she’ll play a pivotal role in finally defeating Thanos.

There’s a lot to know about the character and you can read more at Business Insider. But how much do we know about the actual movie?

The Hollywood Reporter reported Wednesday that Annette Bening is joining the cast, so we’ve looked at everything else we know about it so far.

Below is everything we know about next year’s “Captain Marvel” movie:

The movie comes to theaters March 8, 2019 — two months before the “Avengers: Infinity War” sequel, which is released May 3. It will be the 21st movie in the MCU.

Everything we know about the 'Captain Marvel' Movie

The official synopsis for the movie says that “the story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.”

Everything we know about the 'Captain Marvel' Movie

Oscar winner Brie Larson is in the title role. Larson won the Oscar for best actress in 2016 for “Room.” She is also known for “Kong: Skull Island,” “Short Term 12,” “Free Fire,” and “The Spectacular Now.”

Everything we know about the 'Captain Marvel' Movie

The movie is set in the 1990s and co-stars Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury — before he lost an eye.

Everything we know about the 'Captain Marvel' Movie

The period setting means that other MCU characters thought gone can return. Clark Gregg will reprise his role as Agent Phil Coulson, who died in “The Avengers” but was resurrected in ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” TV show.

Everything we know about the 'Captain Marvel' Movie

“Guardians of the Galaxy” characters Ronan (Lee Pace) and Korath (Djimon Hounsou) will also return. Ronan is of an alien species called the Kree. In the comics, Captain Marvel gains her powers when exposed to Kree technology.

Everything we know about the 'Captain Marvel' Movie

Other notable cast members include Jude Law as Mar-Vell, who in the comics is a Kree military officer and the first Captain Marvel …

Everything we know about the 'Captain Marvel' Movie
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