Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel)
ACE Comic Con MIDWEST
*Appearing SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Larson won the 2016 Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA, Critics Choice and National Board of Review awards for her breakthrough lead performance as Ma in Room, directed by Lenny Abrahamson and adapted from the best-selling book by Emma Donoghue, about a young woman and her 5-year-old son who finally gain their freedom after being held captive for years in an enclosed space.
Next up, she will reteam with director Destin Daniel Cretton for the third time in Warner Bros Just Mercy, a biographical drama based on attorney Bryan Stevenson’s legal defense of a man wrongfully imprisoned for murder. Larson is also set to produce and star in Victoria Woodhull for Amazon Studios about the first female candidate for the presidency of the United States and in an untitled CIA drama for Apple’s upcoming TV streaming service, based on Amaryllis Fox’s forthcoming memoir Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA.
Her feature film directorial debut, Unicorn Store, which premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival, released on Netflix on April, 5, 2019. It is part of a two-picture worldwide rights deal made with the studio which also includes Lady Business, based on a Fast Company article by John Paul Titlow, about two young female entrepreneurs who had to invent a third male company founder in order to be taken seriously in the business world.
Past film credits include The Glass Castle based on the best-selling memoir by Jeannette Walls; Warner Bros’ Kong: Skull Island; the critically acclaimed Short Term 12; Trainwreck opposite Amy Schumer; James Ponsoldt’s The Spectacular Now; 21 Jump Street; and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.