Geneva Robertson-Dworet Brought in for “Captain Marvel” Rewrites

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With Mississippi Grind directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck on board to direct Marvel Studios’ March 2019 release, Captain Marvel, and Brie Larson starring, a new writer was bound to be brought in for rewrites and that new writer is , the Tracking Board has confirmed.

Guardians of the Galaxy’s Nicole Perlman wrote a previous draft of the script with Inside Out co-writer Meg LaFeuve doing rewrites, but LaFeuve had to move onto her Disney animated film, Gigantic, which she’s also co-directing.

Robertson-Dworet’s previous credits include MGM and Warner Bros’ upcoming Tomb Raider reboot, starring Alicia Vikander, and the planned Suicide Squad spin-off Gotham City Sirens, also for Warner Bros. Being hired by Marvel Studios will essentially put the screenwriter on both sides of the Marvel vs. DC “aisle.”

Two of Robertson-Dworet’s screenplays have been on the prestigious Black List with the most recent one, Ares, being picked up by MGM for Anna Foerster (Underworld: Blood Wars) to direct.

Disney has set March 8, 2019 as the release date for Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel.

Deadline initially reported on the writer change with Robertson-Dworet repped by  360, and HJTH.

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