“Half Nelson” and “Mississippi Grind” directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have been set to direct the upcoming “Captain Marvel” film for Marvel Studios.
The studio met with multiple contenders for the gig and waited until the script was in the right shape before signing a director – after a thorough search they settled on this pair and met with them numerous times, reportedly being very impressed with their vision for the heroine.
Execs met with the two numerous times and the pair impressed the studio time and time again with their vision for the heroine. Boden and Fleck also have experience in TV, something Marvel considers a big strength, having helmed episodes of “The Affair” and “Billions”.
“Inside Out” scribe Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman are currently writing the script, which follows Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), an Air Force pilot whose DNA is fused with that of an alien during an accident.