New Captain Marvel Trailer Sets the Stakes for Skrull-vs-Kree War

Off the bat, the new Captain Marvel trailer assuages all those questions of “why would Carol Danvers punch a nice old lady??” that cropped up after the first look at Brie Larson’s superhero film, with a handy Skrull-versus-Kree explainer. Or, if not a complete explainer, than enough to pique our interests as to the many lives of Carol Danvers and what she has yet to discover about herself.

There’s a lot of “what aren’t you telling me?” in the latest trailer, though it’s unclear if Carol is directing the question at Nick Fury or the “noble warrior heroes” of the Kree. With glimpses of Jude Law and Annette Bening’s characters and a cute li’l cat named Goose (!), plus a lot of blue alien blood, there’s plenty new to mull over here:

The official synopsis, from Marvel Studios:

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom. The film stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Rune Temte, Algenis Perez Soto, Mckenna Grace, with Annette Bening, with Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.

Captain Marvel comes to theaters March 8, 2019.

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