Jude Law to star opposite Brie Larson in Captain Marvel

Actor Jude Law is in talks to play the male lead opposite Oscar-winning actor Brie Larson in Captain Marvel. Larson will portray the titular role in the Marvel movie, which will also see Samuel L Jackson reprising his role as Nick Fury from The Avengers franchise. Reportedly, Jude Law is expected to play the character of Doctor Walter Lawson, who becomes a mentor of sorts to Danvers as she tries to figure out her new powers. The 44-year-old actor was recently cast as young Albus Dumbledore for the Fantastic Beasts sequels.