WHO’S IN IT?

Brie Larson (Room), Samuel L. Jackson (Glass), Ben Mendehlson (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond), Lee Pace (The Book of Henry), Lashana Lynch (Fast Girls), Gemma Chan (Crazy Rich Asians), Annette Bening (American Beauty), Clark Gregg (Iron Man), Jude Law (The Talented Mr. Ripley), Algenis Pérez Soto (Sugar), Rune Temte (Eddie the Eagle), Robert Kazinsky (Pacific Rim), Vik Sahay (American Pie: Reunion), Colin Ford (We Bought A Zoo), Chuku Modu (Me Before You), Kenneth Mitchell (Miracle), Akira Akbar (film debut), Mckenna Grace (I, Tonya)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Anna Boden (Mississippi Grind) and Ryan Fleck (Half Nelson), directors, writers; Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Tomb Raider), writer; Kevin Feige (Black Panther), producer; Pinar Toprak (The Lightkeepers), composer; Ben Davis (Doctor Strange), cinematographer; Debbie Berman (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Elliot Graham (Steve Jobs), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1995, former US Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Larson) has her DNA fused with that of an alien Kree, and becomes one of the galaxy’s most powerful warriors. She joins Starforce, an elite Kree military team, in an ongoing intergalactic battle against the shape-shifting Skrulls, but when their fight comes to Earth she must return to her home planet and stop the Skrulls from taking over, with the help of low-level S.H.I.E.L.D bureaucrat Nick Fury (Jackson)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Thanos had better watch out, because Captain Marvel – the MCU’s equivalent to Superman – is about to make her powers known, in this breathtaking feature debut for the superheroine that also sees the introduction of Brie Larson’s captivating new on-screen hero.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 8TH MARCH 2019