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Captain Marvel 2 Lands Nia DaCosta as Director, Becomes First Black Woman to Helm Marvel Film

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Captain Marvel 2 Lands Nia DaCosta as Director, Becomes First Black Woman to Helm Marvel Film

By Alexia Fernandez via https://people.com/

DaCosta will also direct Jordan Peele’s upcoming horror movie Candyman

Captain Marvel 2 scored a new director.

Nia DaCosta has landed the gig for the upcoming Marvel film, according to Variety. She will be the fourth woman and first Black woman to direct a major movie for the studio. DaCosta follows after Anna Boden, who co-directed 2019’s Captain Marvel with Ryan Fleck; Cate Shortland, who helmed Black Widow; and Eternals director Chloé Zhao….

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