With the film's latest trailer, however, it seems we have a pretty straightforward answer, and it comes courtesy of Annette Bening's unnamed character.
Not limited by its status as a prequel, but rather seizing the opportunity to expand our understanding of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Captain Marvel" explains that the blue-skinned Kree seen in "Guardians of the Galaxy" are in fact a race of noble warrior heroes locked in an intergalactic conflict with the Skrulls - a new perspective through which the whole MCU can now be seen.
"Heroes", she replies, correcting him. Nick Fury the Cat Person tho. It will also directly impact the events of Avengers 4. Don't expect Larson (who's also starring in Charlie Kaufman's Netflix movie I'm Thinking of Ending Things) to drop lasagna references, though.
Newer reveals in the trailer include Annette Bening as the Kree who saved Danvers, a USA air force pilot, and invested her with the alien powers that turn her into Captain Marvel.
"Your life began the day it almost ended", she says.
The film, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, is due in theatres in March.
Danvers doesn't know the full story as to who she is. Memories of her friend Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch) and her past life on Earth keep bubbling up.
"Something in my past is the key to all of this", she says.
Captain Marvel takes the idea of origin stories in a different direction.
That Fury character has so far appeared in eight other Marvel Cinematic Universe films, though this entry, taking place several decades before the others, features Fury as a younger man. Her comic book origins are complicated at best and have only recently been modified to be slightly more streamlined care of the recent The Life Of Captain Marvel mini series released this year.
Officials in the Prime Minister's Office told the pro-Netanyahu Israel Hayom daily that the sit-down with Pompeo was "urgent". China, Iran and Russian Federation all deny the charges, which the USA makes frequently. "Words should mean something".
A Brighton fan has been arrested for throwing a pie at Wilfried Zaha during the Seagulls' victory over Crystal Palace . Glenn Murray broke the deadlock for the hosts from the penalty spot after James McArthur brought down Jose Izquierdo .
In 2016, the number shot back up to 149 confirmed cases, only to drop again in 2017 to 33 confirmed cases. In 2014, 120 cases were confirmed, and then by the next year, that number dropped rapidly to 22 cases.
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When it was all over, Barkley ended up with healthy workload of 24 carries for 125 yards and three catches for 21 yards. But it just happens to come a little too late in the season. "We didn't score on that play, but it was a big play".
According to E! the 2019 show will debut a new award 'measuring 11.5 inches tall, 3.75 inches wide and 3.75 inches deep. The Golden Globes had aired without a host for decades until NBC in 2010 tapped Ricky Gervais for the job.
Scores of people making their way through one of the gates at the FNB stadium for the Global Citizen concert on 2 December 2018. Reports say there were no police in sight and many were mugged at gunpoint and knifepoint.
Versatile Nikola Jokic directs Nuggets past Raptors
Beasley's running dunk after a Toronto miss nudged the lead back to 10 for the Nuggets, who led 86-78 after the third quarter. Clawing their way back from a 12-point deficit, a fadeaway shot by Leonard tied the game with 7.1 seconds on the clock.
SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket
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Ban Ki-moon urges N Korea to take denuclearisation steps
The South Korean daily Hankyoreh reported that Moon was angry about press reports claiming discord between the US and South Korea. Moon said a second summit between Kim and Trump will prove to be the "most critical moment" for North Korea's denuclearisation.