The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening is signing up for Marvel's Captain Marvel movie. No details about what her role will be in the upcoming film, but it is said that "scientist" is one of the words in the job description.
Annette Bening at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival
Captain Marvel will be Bening's first superhero movie, though she supposedly was almost cast as Catwoman in Batman Returns. Bening joins the growing cast of the Captain Marvel movie, which is due out March 8, 2019.