“I’m too introverted. It’s way too big for me. “
Brie Larson – you know, Oscar winner, superhero, and badass in general – recently started sharing audition stories on her YouTube channel, and I love it.
In a two-part series, Brie went through a typical audition and movies she auditioned for and didn’t get, like Perfect, Iron man 2, and Juno, Just to name a few.
And in the most recent video, she explained in detail what it was like to audition for Captain Marvel and how she ended up making the massive decision to star in a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie.
Brie got a call for Captain Marvel when she was turning Kong: Skull Island and revealed that his immediate instinct was to say no to Marvel.
She said she remembered thinking, “Oh, I can’t do that. I have too much anxiety. It is too much for me. I don’t think I could take this. “
Several months later, Marvel contacted again, saying they were really interested, but once again, Brie wasn’t sure she could handle the pressure of being part of such a massive franchise.
In the end, she just went to a meeting with Marvel, where she introduced the film and showed off the first Captain Marvel costume designs.
Brie recalls being “really moved” by what Marvel wanted to achieve with this film. She said: “I was very surprised at how they talked about feminism and how they dealt with it. “
But before officially accepting the role, Brie wanted to meet the writers and make sure she believed in the story, because if she said yes, it was “quite a level of fame.” [she] never planned to participate. ”
Brie walked out of the reunion very excited about Carol’s story and feeling like she believed in the role. She remembers standing in her dining room and having a thankful moment, like, “Oh my God, I’m going to do this. “
Come to think of it, Brie is glad she had the courage to say yes, and she said taking on the role was a huge step towards more self-confidence.
One of Brie’s favorite memories to date is when she was announced as Captain Marvel on stage at Comic-Con. It was then that she realized how important this movie would be to fans.
Basically, I’m so happy that Brie is Carol Danvers, and I can’t imagine anyone else bringing this role to life.
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