Faster, higher, farther: 9 films with "Captain Marvel" Brie Larson

Faster, higher, farther: 9 films with "Captain Marvel" Brie Larson

Comic giant Marvel made Brie Larson a superheroine. But the actress is more than just Captain Marvel. Even an Oscar has the native Californian already in the bag. A good reason to take another look at the nine most important Brie Larson films. Below you will also find an overview of upcoming movies with the Hollywood star.

"30 over night"

Hard to believe, but true: Already in the early 2000s Brie Larson was seen alongside Jennifer Garner in a movie. In the romantic comedy Larson played only a small supporting role, yet she has marked this experience, according to his own words very.

As Entertainment Tonight reports, the actress, in retrospect, revealed that filming made her want to direct herself. A dream that should come true years later.

Year of publication: 2004

"Scott Pilgrim against the rest of the world"

Brie Larson discovered her penchant for comic book adaptations early on: In the film adaptation of the graphic novel "Scott Pilgrim" she plays the ex-girlfriend of the weird title hero. Also featured in the film is Larson's later "Avengers: Endgame" co-star Chris Evans, better known to Marvel fans than Captain America.

Year of publication: 2010

"21 Jump Street"

Brie Larson will not be known to a wider audience until 2012. As a high school student Molly, she turns the head of undercover investigator Schmidt ( Jonah Hill ), making it even harder for him and his partner Jenko ( Channing Tatum ) to complete their mission. Actually, the duo was actually introduced at the school to the trade with a dangerous drug to get to the bottom.

Year of publication: 2012

"Don Jon"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut is about porn-addicted playboy Jon, whose life is completely turned upside down as he encounters two extremely contrasting women. However, Brie Larson does not play any of them, she has only a minor role in the drama. And so small that the actress evidently hardly remembers the first meeting with her co-star Scarlett Johansson , as it turned out during a performance on The Ellen Show .

Year of publication: 2013

"Room"

At just 26 years old, Brie Larson is awarded the Oscar for "Best Actress". She owes this to her role in the emotional drama "Space" in which she plays a mother who is held captive with her son for years by her kidnapper in a kind of shed.

Year of publication: 2015

"Kong: Skull Island"

In the King Kong film "Skull Island" Brie Larson is for the first time to see alongside her later Marvel colleagues Tom Hiddleston (aka Loki) and Samuel L. Jackson (aka Nick Fury). In the action, Larson embodies the tough war photographer Mason Weaver, who, together with her team, searches for primeval creatures on an unexplored island – and finds it. According to IMDb , the actress assumed the role only because her character is an "action girl" and not a "virgin in distress".

Year of publication: 2017

"Unicorn Store"

In fact, the directorial debut of Brie Larson premiered in 2017 at the Toronto International Film Festival. However, since April 2019, the film is internationally available at Netflix – and thus also a must-see for German fans of the actress. In the colorful fantasy comedy Samuel L. Jackson's "seller" of the protagonist wants to leave a unicorn under certain conditions.

Year of publication: 2017

"Captain Marvel"

The parade role of Brie Larson? Captain Marvel, of course! As the first female Marvel character got the Larson embodied heroine in March 2019 their own solo film and that was so well received by the fans that the sequel "Captain Marvel 2" is already confirmed.

Year of publication: 2019

"Avengers: Endgame"

Already in the post-credit scene of her solo debut, Captain Marvel joined the remaining avengers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In "Endgame" the new heroine was finally allowed to fight alongside the Iron Man, Captain America and Co. against the "Mad Titan" Thanos .

Pretty oblique: In fact, Brie Larson filmed her scenes for "Avengers: Endgame" before the shooting of "Captain Marvel". Not even the script for her soliload existed at that time, the actress recalls at a press conference . "We shot the movie first, so I first had to find out who that character was and then play him right in front of legends [of the Marvel franchise]."

Year of publication: 2019

Coming movies with Brie Larson

  • "Just Mercy" (2020, drama with Michael B. Jordan)
  • "Captain Marvel 2" (2022, Marvel comic book adaptation)

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