Niki Caro, Lesli Linka Glatter and Lorene Scafaria Top List Of Potential Captain Marvel Directors

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While Comic-Con brought confirmation that top contended Brie Larson would in fact play the title role in Marvel's Captain Marvel, a director was not disclosed at the event. But it seems the studio has narrowed down its list of filmmakers who may take on the anticipated project.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Niki Caro, Lesli Linka Glatter and Lorene Scafaria top the list of potential directors for the film. The site was also quick to add that this shortlist may change as the studio still has some time to make a choice.

Caro may be best remembered for Whale Rider, while Glatter hails from television with credits on shows like Twin Peaks, Breaking Bad and Homeland. Scarfaria wrote Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist and directed the Steve Carell film Seeking a Friend at the End of the World.

The film is scheduled for release on March 8th, 2019.