Marvel Studios president, Kevin Feige sat down with Variety to talk about Brie Larson‘s Captain Marvel.

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Captain Marvel is the most powerful character in Marvel Cinematic Universe, Feige explains why she is so powerful: “If you had the collector cards of the Marvel characters and you could see the power levels, she would be off the charts compared to anyone that we’ve previously introduced in a film.”

He goes on to talk about casting American actress, director, and singer, Brie Larson and explains why she is right for the role:

“With Captain Marvel, who has powers that approach a level that we haven’t seen before in our films, you need to counter- balance that by finding somebody who is also very human and very relatable and can get into a groove with the audience, where they’re willing to see her fly through the sun and punch a moon away from a spacecraft.

At the same time, we need her to land and have relatable flaws. Brie is a person you’re going to want to go on this journey with, just like Benedict or Robert or Chris Pratt.”

Marvel’s first female-led solo film, Captain Marvel is yet to find a director, Feige talks about finding a female director for the project:

“Having a female director at the helm to tell the story of a woman who is also our most powerful hero by far is very important to us,” he concluded.

Larson will make her debut as Captain Marvel in Avengers: Infinity War, which is scheduled to hit theaters on May 4, 2018.

Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve are scripting the film.

Captain Marvel arrives in theaters on March 8, 2019.

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