HUGE! She’s Gotta Have It star DeWanda Wise has landed a major, co-starring role in the upcoming Marvel film, Captain Marvel, which will star Brie Larson as the hero.
Multiple industry publications reported the news.
She joins Larson, Jude Law and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.
It is unknown which role she will play.Speculation has already started amongst fans that she may be Monica Rambeau, a superheroine now known as Spectrum, who once had the name Captain Marvel as well. In Marvel lore, she’s assisted Larson’s Capital Marvel, Carol Danvers.
Wise had a breakout year in 2017, with starring roles in WGN America’s critically-acclaimed Underground, The Fox event series Shots Fired and most recently, Spike Lee’s Netflix revival of She’s Gotta Have It as Nola Darling.