- Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, Iman Vellani, Samuel L. Jackson
- November 10th 2023
- Nia DaCosta
The Marvels sees Captain Marvel team up with two new superhero pals.
There was once a time when Marvel Studios could do no wrong – when each release would be a guaranteed financial and critical hit.
Yet in recent times the sheen has rather come off the Marvel Machine – with The Marvels, a sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel that also builds upon the Disney+ show Ms Marvel, arriving at a time the franchise could do with a shot in the arm.
Brie Larson of course returns as Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, and is this time joined by a team of ‘Marvels’ in Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris), the grownup daughter of Carol’s fighter-pilot pal Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch) from the first movie.
She has now also developed the power to manipulate energy herself, and the trio is completed by teenager Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), aka Ms Marvel, who can turn energy into a solid state.
The female triumvirate is thrust together by body-swapping teleportation – something is causing...