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Marvel Hires Nia DaCosta To Direct 'Captain Marvel 2'

Marvel Hires Nia DaCosta To Direct 'Captain Marvel 2'

Nia DaCosta has been tapped to direct the sequel to Captain Marvel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The filmmaker will head behind the camera for the second movie in the franchise, with Megan McDonnell penning the script.

Nia is also helming Universal’s upcoming Candyman, and made her directorial debut with Little Woods, which starred Tessa Thompson, that premiered in 2018 at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Captain Marvel 2, which will bring back Brie Larson as Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel, is curently scheduled for a July 8, 2022 release.

In the first film, Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers.

If you missed it, you can see the current release schedule for upcoming Disney/Marvel films here…

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