Marvel has tapped Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck to direct the upcoming Captain Marvel, which has Brie Larson attached to play the titular hero. It’s been a long, long search for a director for the film, and to date, this is the first time Boden and Fleck have popped up in relation to the job.
The studio has always said that they’d have a female director steering the ship on this project, and while they do have that in the form of Boden, some may be upset to hear that she won’t be going at it alone. Still, both filmmakers did excellent work with the aforementioned and also Half Nelson, not to mention some credits on television shows like Billions and The Affair.
This isn’t the first time that Boden and Fleck have flirted with Marvel, either, as the pair were initially eyed to direct back before James Gunn took that job.