Captain Marvel Is The First Of A Seven-Picture MCU Contract For Brie Larson

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If ever there was any doubt that Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel is being angled as the MCU’s new mascot, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed today that the Oscar-winner has signed a seven-picture contract with Marvel Studios that will allow her on-screen heroine to appear across “multiple franchises.”

The tidbit itself was buried in a new financial report from THR in which the outlet claims to reveal Scarlett Johannson’s historic payday for the Black Widow solo movie (spoilers: it’s allegedly $15M, and therefore on par with Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth’s most recent earnings on Civil War and Thor: Ragnarok, respectively).

Which brings us to MCU newcomer Brie Larson. Her big-screen debut as Carol Danvers has been scheduled for early 2019 – March, to be specific – and at least according to THR’s scoop, it’ll mark the first of a seven-picture deal with Marvel Studios.

And Brie Larson, whose Oscar win for 2015’s Room figures into her deals, will be paid some $5 million for next year’s Captain Marvel movie (Larson landed a generous payday, but in exchange signed a seven-picture deal that locks her into multiple franchises.)

She’s by no means the first actress to score a multi-movie deal with Marvel Studios, but the fact that Brie Larson has signed on for seven – count ’em, seven – films really serves as a pointed reminder that her Captain Marvel is about to become the MCU’s new figurehead in Phase 4 and beyond. This news item comes at a good time, too, after Chris Evans last week announced his retirement as Captain America. So long, Cap; hello Captain Marvel!

Look to the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Captain Marvel, and she’ll be gracing theaters the world over on March 8th, 2019.

Source: THR

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