Brie Larson: Captain Marvel “Is A Great Symbol For Girls Everwhere”

At San Diego Comic-Con International 2016, Brie Larson was officially announced as Captain Marvel. Since then, she’s been very vocal regarding her thoughts on the role.

In a recent interview with Space Channel, Larson talked about the importance of the role.

“I’m realizing what a deficit we have that we don’t have more of those [female superheroes] ,” she said. “I think it’s really cool to see a girl in a Batman costume or Spiderman costume, but I’m really excited that there’s a symbol of women. I think that’s really important.”

She then talked about the part social media has played in the casting.

“You know, the thing that’s been most exciting is like on social media, I get sent a lot of pictures of young girls in the Captain Marvel costume. I’m excited to see more of that.”

Captain Marvel is set to hit theaters on March 8, 2019.

Aric Sweeny
Aric Sweeny
Monkeys Fighting Robots Assistant Editor-in-Chief. Along with my work here, I'm a staff writer for Enthusiast Gaming. I have a passion for entertainment media. Follow me on Twitter to talk all things pop culture!

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