According to Variety Jude Law is in talks to join Brie Larson as the male lead in Captain Marvel. Law is cast to play Doctor Walter Lawson, a.k.a.. Mar-Vell, “who becomes a mentor of sorts to Danvers as she tries to figure out her new powers.” In Marvel comic books Mar-Vell is the Kree warrior who was Carol Danvers’ namesake and mentor as the original Captain Marvel.
Ben Mendelson is reported as playing the movie’s as-yet-unnamed villain.
Marvel President Kevin Feige previously stated that the alien Skrulls would play a role in the film. Captain Marvel is due out in theaters March 8, 2019.