Huge news at San Diego Comic Con, as Brie Larson, niece of Savage Dragon creator Erik Larsen, has been double dog confirmed to be playing Captain Marvel in the upcoming film. Larsen was chosen both for her acting skills and for her ability to be reported as starring in a role over and over again, seemingly endlessly, on comic book websites with no diminishing return of hits. Marvel's Ryan Penagos reported the news on Twitter before being overcome with the vapors and fainting:
We wish him the speediest recovery.
We'd say more about this, but we want to space things out so we have some stuff to include in next week's article reporting that Larson will play Captain Marvel.
Captain Marvel hits theaters in 2019. Here's the logo, also revealed at the Marvel Studios panel: