Even by Marvel Cinematic Universe standards, Captain Marvel has a lot riding on her shoulders.
There are all the usual concerns about starting a franchise and translating a fan-favorite character to screen, of course. Then there's also the fact that Captain Marvel is the first solo female-led film in the MCU's 10-year history, arriving at a time when women's roles on film are more closely scrutinized than ever.
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Given all that, you might assume that its star, Brie Larson, is feeling the heat. But when I, along with a small group of other journalists, met her on the set of Captain Marvel in May, she looked perfectly at ease. Read more...More about Movies, Brie Larson, Captain Marvel, Entertainment, and Comic Culture