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Captain Marvel 2 Gets Candyman Director Nia DaCosta

Captain Marvel 2 Gets Candyman Director Nia DaCosta

In what is sure to be a very welcome addition to the ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe, director Nia DaCosta, who directed the highly anticipated Candyman reboot, has now signed on to direct the upcoming Captain Marvel sequel. The script is being written by Megan McDonnell, a story editor on the forthcoming Marvel Diney+ series WandaVision, with Brie Larson returning to star as the title character.

The hiring of DaCosta is another step towards diversity for Marvel, with the studio aiming to add diversity to their movies both in front of and behind the camera. Based on the first Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel 2 is sure to be one of the biggest budgeted blockbuster movies to be helmed by a black female director, and demonstrates that Marvel are following up on diversity aims that they have set themselves recently.

Director Nia DaCosta's star has been on the rise since the 2018 modern western Little Woods,

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