Brie Larson celebrates Ms. Marvel star Iman Vellani's birthday with a sweet message. The Captain Marvel actress debuted towards the tail end of the Infinity Saga and eventually joined the Avengers in the fight against Thanos in Avengers: Endgame. As the MCU moves toward, Carol Danvers is expected to play a bigger role in the Multiverse Saga.
As Captain Marvel continues her journey in the franchise, she will take on a brand-new role as a mentor. In Nia DaCosta's The Marvels, Larson will join Teyonah Parris' Monica Rambeau and Vellani's Kamala Khan. Plot details are still scant at the moment, but the project is set to release next year. Despite their initial relationship in the MCU, Danvers and Rambeau may no longer be on good terms. Meanwhile, Captain Marvel is set up to be a mentor-type character to Ms. Marvel, marking their first proper interaction in the franchise.SCREENRANT VIDEO OF THE DAY
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Off-screen, Larson and Vellani have developed a great relationship with each other. Proving this is a great social media post from the Captain Marvel star sending her contemporary a happy birthday message. Larson posts a photo of them together, writing a sweet caption that expresses her eagerness to continue their friendship moving forward. Check out the image below:
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Despite not having any on-screen interaction, Marvel Studios has already established a connection between the pair. While it kept its storytelling contained for the most part, the latest MCU series saved its biggest cameo at the end of its run. The Ms. Marvel finale's post-credits scene surprisingly featured Captain Marvel appearing in Kamala's bedroom. It is unclear how exactly Danvers found her way into the hero's New Jersey home and the series doesn't offer any more context about it, essentially wrapping up the narrative in a cliffhanger. This resulted in some fan theories that the young superhero shape-shifted into her idol, but this was immediately debunked. Instead, the pair swapped places in a scene that is a clear setup for The Marvels.
Regardless of their initial impressions of each other when they finally get together on screen in The Marvels, seeing Larson and Vellani's blossoming friendship is a great sign for the MCU. Marvel Studios has made a name for assembling actors who genuinely like each other, with the original six Avengers being perhaps the best example. After all, it makes the long filming days and the grueling press tour so much easier when cast are real-life friends. Considering the similarities between Vellani and her Ms. Marvel character, it's safe to say that she shares the same sentiments as Larson.
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