Pinar Toprak is to score Captain Marvel, making her the first female composer to helm a major superhero movie soundtrack.
The studio head says that there will be a "heck of a lot" of female directors working in the MCU over the next 20 films.
Marvel Studios revealed some key details at San Diego Comic-Con about its first woman-led Marvel Cinematic Universe story, “Captain Marvel,” that has longtime fans intrigued. If you’re not up on your Marvel Comics, though, you could be forgiven for not knowing who or what a Skrull is. The Skrulls predate both of those races in the Marvel Universe, facing off against lots of Marvel heroes over the years.
UPDATED, 6:06 PM: Marvel boss Kevin Feige confirmed at Comic-Con what we already knew: Samuel L. Jackson is coming back as Nick Fury — but he’ll have two eyes. What does that mean? Captain Marvel takes place before the other MCU films, even before Iron Man, in the 1990s. Also revealed today: The villains in the film will be the Skrulls, a green-skinned extraterrestrial humanoid race that has created a vast interstellar empire, the oldest one known still in existence…
Anna Kendrick recently suggested that she’d make an excellent Squirrel Girl, one of the more obscure superheroes in the Marvel world. “It would be perfect casting, and we’re huge Anna Kendrick fans,” Joe Russo told Yahoo Movies this week while promoting the upcoming Blu-ray/DVD release of the summer mega-hit Civil War.