According to The Hollywood Reporter, Still Star-Crossed star Lashana Lynch is in deep talks to replace DeWanda Wise in Captain Marvel.
Lynch joins the cast after DeWanda Wise has to exit the film due to scheduling conflicts with Netflix’s hit show She’s GottaHave It, directed by Spike Lee.
Captain Marvel casts include Brie Larson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Samuel L. Jackson, and now Lashana Lynch. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are set to the direct the film.
Captain Marvel hits theaters March 8, 2019
Captain Marvel will center on Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Larson), an Air Force pilot who debuted in the Marvel comics in 1968 as a human companion to the original Captain Marvel. When her DNA was fused with that of an alien during an accident, the resulting alteration imbued her with the superpowers of strength, energy projection and flight.