Mississippi Grind writer/director team Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have signed on as the directors for Marvel’s female-lead movie, CAPTAIN MARVEL.
Academy Award winner Brie Larson has already been signed on to play the title character for Captain Marvel, but Marvel still needed to find a director. Now they have two directors for the female-driven movie; Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who directed Mississippi Grind starring Deadpool‘s Ryan Reynolds, are the directing couple for the role.
The couple have experience on directing and writing on both television and film, which include the character-driven films Missisippi Grind and Half Nelson starring Ryan Gosling. Their most recent television work have been on Showtime’s Billions and The Affair.
Captain Marvel is scheduled for a theatrical release in 2019, and will the Brie Larsen character is set to appear in the Avengers: Infinity War movie in 2018.