As always with the continuous rumors about Marvel Studios’ films, don’t get too excited. This could all be a pile of you know what, especially considering the source (The Daily Mail).
The rumor is this: that British actresses Emily Blunt and Ruth Wilson are in the running to play Carol Danvers, or Ms. Marvel, in Avengers 2. Blunt is the wider known actress, with roles in Looper, The Adjustment Bureau, The Young Victoria, and Devil Wears Prada. Ruth Wilson is wonderfully creepy as a killer in BBC’s Luther and also had a role in The Prisoner.
Ms. Marvel is one of the more well known female superheroes in the Marvel Universe, and one of the primary Avengers members, so it makes sense from the standpoint of adding more women to the male dominated squad. Scarlett Johansson did a wonderful job carrying her own as Black Widow in the first film, »
- Andy Greene
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