Judging by the newest trailer, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest famous person, Carol Danvers, will do no matter it takes to finish Thanos’ menace in Avengers: Endgame, however devoted MCU followers know that Captain Marvel wasn’t round for the Avengers’ first struggle towards the Mad Titan in Avengers: Infinity Conflict. Captain Marvel, which is at the moment tearing it up on the field workplace, defined why. That wasn’t at all times the case. As Captain Marvel‘s editor reveals, the movie’s unique ending left the explanations behind Carol’s decades-long absence ambiguous.
Warning! Spoilers for Captain Marvel observe.
Based on Debbie Berman, movie editor on Captain Marvel, Black Panther, and Spider-Man: Homecoming, Captain Marvel’s origin story initially ended with Captain Marvel flying off into house on their lonesome. “I discovered that a bit jarring. Like, the place precisely was she going? And what was she doing?” Berman instructed ET. She argued that Captain Marvel wanted “a stronger visible to claim a extra particular justification for her leaving and disappearing for thus a few years.”
So, issues modified. Within the remaining lower of the film, Carol joins Ben Mendelsohn’s Talos and his household on a quest to seek out the extra-terrestrials a brand new dwelling. “It gave her extra of a way of function and made it simpler to imagine that she left her newfound life on Earth as a result of she was with a buddy we knew she cared about, and for a extra particular mission,” Berman mentioned. It additionally exhibits why Captain Marvel didn’t present up in Infinity Conflict. In any case, it’s exhausting to maintain tabs on Earth once you’re house-hunting in house.
Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson because the titular superhero alongside Mendelsohn, Jude Legislation, Annette Bening, Lashana Lynch, and Samuel L. Jackson as a a lot youthful Nick Fury. Not solely is Captain Marvel Marvel Leisure’s first female-led movie, but it surely’s additionally the studio’s first film with a lady director (Anna Boden, who co-directed with Ryan Fleck) and solely its second penned by a feminine author (Geneva Robertson-Dworet, who follows Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Nicole Perlman).
The movie has been an enormous hit with audiences, raking in $500 million on the international field workplace, making it the second-biggest debut for a superhero film ever. That’s excellent news for Marvel: Avengers: Endgame, the second half of the Infinity Conflict saga, sees Larson reprise her position as Carol Danvers. It hits theaters on April 26.