Marvel Studios released the first trailer for the spring 2019 release of Captain Marvel. And it’s quite the masterful trailer. Check it out.
You get just enough of a sense of who Carol Danvers is to be intrigued (particularly if the story they seem to be telling doesn’t quite jive with her decades-old comic origin). The music matches the cuts perfectly. The pan-down to the Blockbuster sign is classic (and chuckle-worthy for many of us). And that last quick montage of “getting up”? Pretty brilliant for such a quick piece of cinema.
Captain Marvel has a lot going for it, particularly since it’s the “missing piece” that supposedly leads us back to The Avengers post-Infinity War. Much like Marvel’s Inhumans, though, Captain Marvel is a property that the company has been trying to “make work” for years. (You might have missed Marvel and ABC’s attempt at an Inhumans series last year; most of us did.) It will be interesting to see if the cinematic version pays off better than the monthly comic version.