Ben Mendelsohn In Talks For CAPTAIN MARVEL Villain Role


Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) could be the major villain in the upcoming Captain Marvel film from Marvel if negotiations between him and the studio are successful.

Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot whose DNA is fused with that of an alien during an accident. The resulting alteration imbues her with the superpowers of strength, energy projection, and flight. The most recent script was written by Geneva Robertson-Dworet with previous drafts penned by Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct while Kevin Feige will produce.

As announced at Comic-Con in July, Captain Marvel will take place in the ’90s before other MCU films with the Skrulls as the main villains of the movie. The Skrulls are a green-skinned extraterrestrial humanoid race that has created a vast interstellar empire, the oldest one known still in existence within the Andromeda Galaxy.