Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct Captain Marvel.
Marvel have confirmed that the pair, who also directed Mississippi Grind and wrote Half Nelson, will helm the movie which will introduce Carol Danvers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve are writing the script.
Brie Larson will play the titular hero, who gains her powers following a DNA fusing with a Kree alien.
Captain Marvel is eyeing an 8 March 2019 release.