The film introduces Brie Larson to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the titular hero, real name Carol Danvers who, after an extended absence from Earth where she develops superhuman powers, crash lands back onto the planet and begins a fight to stop a deviant alien foe from taking over.
Watch the first trailer for Captain Marvel below.More news: US President Donald Trump To Visit North Carolina As Waterways Rise
"I am not what you think I am", Larson's character says towards the end of the trailer, just before her body lights up like a ball of fire. As for weaponry, she has the ability to fire photon blasts from her hands, which can be seen in the trailer.
As one of the most powerful superheroes on Marvel Comics' roster, she is being positioned for a crucial role in Avengers cinematic history.
Some people were quick to point out the backstory, saying that Captain Marvel punched what looks like an old woman - but it is actually a shape-changing Skrull in disguise.More news: Liverpool legend claims Neymar could never play for Klopp
We have known about Captain Marvel for so damn long that it feels like we have been waiting forever for official news to replace the rumors and speculation.
The film also stars Jude Law (Marv-Vell), Samuel L Jackson (Nick Fury), Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou (Korath), Lee Pace (Ronan), Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan (Minn-Erva), Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, Kenneth Mitchell (Joseph Danvers) and is scheduled for a March 2019 release. Starring Brie Larson as the studio's first female superhero to get a solo film, Captain Marvel will tell the origin story of one of the most powerful characters in the entire MCU.More news: 4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting