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First Photos of Brie Larson's Captain Marvel Make an Unexpected Change

Captain Marvel is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but she’s going to look a little different than the comics. New behind-the-scenes photos of Brie Larson in her Marvel hero’s costume have surfaced online, revealing a very MCU-type outfit with a surprising green color scheme, a change from the usual red, blue, and gold worn by Carol Danvers.

On Thursday, photos of Larson dressed as Captain Marvel while shooting on location in Atlanta finally hit the web. Typical of many costumes in the MCU, the outfit looks hi-tech but practical, with lots of armored padding and linear lines. It bears a strong resemblance to Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man outfit, with hints of Chris Evans’s Captain America and Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow.

But the biggest thing about the costume is the color: It’s green. This is a bit surprising, as most modern incarnations of Captain Marvel have a color scheme of red, blue, and gold/yellow.

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However, as some fans on Twitter have pointed out, Mar-Vell, the first Captain Marvel, was a Kree soldier whose Kree costume was green. It was only after arriving on Earth to study humans for the Kree empire did Mar-Vell change his costume, after obtaining “Nega-Bands” that give him real superpowers. It was then that Mar-Vell got a new red and black costume that laid the groundwork for Carol Danvers’s suit.

'Marvel Super-Heroes' #12, with Mar-Vell in his Kree costume.

Just as plausible, some fans on Twitter speculate the costume allows for major color correction in post-production; the green is a template for the editors to turn it into any color. In fact, you don’t have to work hard to imagine it, as some photoshops have already popped up on social media.

Like Mar-Vell, it’s possible that Carol Danvers will start out with a green Kree costume and change into her signature red and blue, all without the need for a literal new costume.

Captain Marvel will hit theaters on March 6, 2019.

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'Avengers: Endgame' Quantum Realm Theories May Be Focused on the Wrong Hero

Here's why Doctor Strange is the actual key to unlocking the Quantum Realm.

The Quantum Realm is all but confirmed to play a huge role in Avengers: Endgame, and that’s led everyone to assume Ant-Man is a key part of how the remaining Avengers will defeat Thanos. But what if another character is actually far more important when it comes to whatever quantum shenanigans occur in Endgame? What if it’s actually Doctor Strange who leads the way? After all, he’s already been to the Quantum Realm once before.

'Star Wars: Episode IX' Leak Seemingly Confirmed by Official Set Photo

The Star Wars: Episode IX title is still a mystery, but on Friday, fans got their first official look at the new movie courtesy of director J.J. Abrams. The image, which shows Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) in an emotional embrace is meant to mark the last day of filming for the latest Star Wars movie, but it might also confirm a pretty huge Episode 9 leak from earlier this week.

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Premiere Is Missing One Very Important Character

Winter has arrived in Westeros, but the Night King may be missing in action when Game of Thrones Season 8 premieres this April. A full cast list of the first episode of the show’s final season leaked this week, and while it’s full of surprising characters we didn’t expect to see again, one major absence may be even more telling.

'Fortnite' Season 8 Map Changes Coming as Earthquakes Rip Up the Island

We could be looking at a whole new map very soon.

Rumbling deep below the surface of the Fortnite: Battle Royale island is the secret that could reshape the entire map before Season 8. There’s a lot more than just the Overtime challenges to keep us busy for the rest of the month.

Players have been reporting seismic activity in the form of in-game earthquakes in Fortnite for about a week already, and things began to get more dire Thursday and Friday as huge cracks began to emerge in the ground at various locations. The first seemingly formed Thursday southwest of Tomato Temple, a second formed north of Tomato Temple, and the third emerged overnight near Lazy Links.

'Alita: Battle Angel' Ending Cameo Was "Tough Casting" That Sets Up Sequel

There is a surprise waiting at the end of Alita: Battle Angel. The new sci-fi movie from Robert Rodriguez, based on Yukito Kishiro’s manga Gunnm, has a previously unannounced celebrity and former Marvel actor playing one of the movie’s biggest roles. But who? And, most importantly, why?

In interviews with director Robert Rodriguez, he revealed that the surprise casting is meant to lock in capable actors for big roles in future Alita sequels, which was a lot tougher to pull off than it looks. (Maybe not as tough as motorball, but still.)