Brie Larson Cast as First ‘Avengers’ Female Lead in ‘Captain Marvel’

Source: ABC News/Avengers Alliance Wikia

Brie Larson will be the first woman to play the title character in a Marvel Studios movie, taking on the role of Captain Marvel.

The Oscar-winner was rumored to be playing the role for months, but it was finally addressed at the Marvel Studios panel at Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday.

Larson took to the stage alongside Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige as well as the casts of Doctor Strange, Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and

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