Zawe Ashton Will Play the Villain In Captain Marvel 2

Captain Marvel 2 may have just found its latest adversary. Deadline is reporting that Zawe Ashton has been cast as the villain for the upcoming sequel to Captain Marvel. However, further details about Ashton’s role have not yet been revealed.

Ashton’s feature film credits include Velvet Buzzsaw, Greta, and Nocturnal Animals. She has extensive theatrical experience, as well as guest roles in Misfits and Doctor Who. She had larger roles in Not Safe For Work and Fresh Meat. Additionally, she will have appear in the upcoming season of The Handmaid’s Tale.

Brie Larson will once again reprise her role as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel in the sequel. Unlike the first film, Captain Marvel 2 will take place in the MCU’s present.

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Two additional roles have already been announced. WandaVision‘s Teyonah Parris will return as Monica Rambeau, the young girl who was close to Carol in the first film. Iman Vellani will also reprise her role as Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan.

Nia DaCosta (Candyman) will helm the Captain Marvel sequel. WandaVision story editor Megan McDonnell wrote the script.

Captain Marvel 2 will hit theaters on November 11, 2022.

Who do you think that Zawe Ashton will play in Captain Marvel 2? Share your theories in the comment section below!

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