9:51am PT by Ashley Lee
Brie Larson-Starrer 'Captain Marvel' Taps New Screenwriter
Captain Marvel has found its new screenwriter, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Geneva Robertson-Dworet is set to write the script for the standalone superhero movie starring Brie Larson. Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman were originally named to pen the script, but LeFauve, who wrote Pixar's Inside Out, is now writing and directing Disney's animated film Gigantic.
Robertson-Dworet, who has made the Black List twice, adds the project to her upcoming slate of buzzy titles, including the scripts for MGM's Tomb Raider reboot, starring Alicia Vikander, and DC's female villains movie Gotham City Sirens, starring Margot Robbie and to be directed by David Ayer. She is repped by WME and Management 360.
Disney will release Captain Marvel on March 8, 2019. Mississippi Grind helmers Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct.