The internet exploded with geek joy in July when it was announced that Brie Larson would play Captain Marvel in an upcoming film.

Since then, Larson has embraced that fan enthusiasm and on Saturday took it up a notch by posting a photo of herself in a Captain Marvel shirt reading the comic for research.

Best known for her role in the widely praised film Room (2015), which earned her an Oscar for Best Actress, Larson will be the first person to ever play the character of Carol Danvers, the superhero’s alter ego, on screen. Read more…

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Brie Larson offers first peek at her Captain Marvel look via Twitter