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‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ get new promos during Super Bowl

  • Published at 10:50 pm February 4th, 2019
web-Brie Larson will portray the titular character in ‘Captain Marvel’  SCRoLL.IN
Brie Larson will portray the titular character in ‘Captain Marvel’ scroll.in

Thanos obliterated half of the world’s population and a chunk of the Avengers in the 2018 prequel, 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Marvel Studios released two 30-second spots for their upcoming releases “Captain Marvel” and “Avengers: Endgame” during the telecast of the Super Bowl football game on Sunday. The action-driven Captain Marvel promo focuses on the superhero played by Brie Larson.

Captain Marvel is the alter ego of Carol Denvers, an ex-United States army fighter pilot who develops superhuman powers after her DNA gets fused with that of a master alien race, the Kree. The Super Bowl spot also gives glimpses of key characters played by Jude Law and Samuel L Jackson, who returns as Nick Fury minus the eye patch.

Meanwhile, an angry voiceover by Captain America (Chris Evans) – “Some people move on but not us” – echoes through the promo for “Avengers: Endgame,” in which Marvel’s superheroes put up a last stand against the supervillain Thanos (Josh Brolin).

Thanos obliterated half of the world’s population and a chunk of the Avengers in the 2018 prequel, “Avengers: Infinity War.” Captain Marvel’s arrival was hinted at in the post-credits scene of the 2018 film.

“Captain Marvel” will be out on March 8 in theatres, thus introducing the character who will join the rest of the superhero posse in “Avengers: Endgame” on April 26. Spider-Man, who apparently died in “Avengers: Infinity War,” is expected to return in “Avengers: Endgame.” This rebirth will enable the character to headline the solo film “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” due for release on July 5.

This story was first published in Scroll.in, and is being republished under special arrangement