At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, half the team was decimated and S.H.I.E.L.D director Nick Fury also faded into black dust – but not before paging a mystery hero(ine). She was revealed to be Captain Marvel, perhaps the most powerful heroine in the current Marvel cinematic universe and possible saviour of the Avengers, to be played by Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson.
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The 29-year-old Hollywood star was in town yesterday (Feb 14) to promote Captain Marvel, which comes out on March 7. She was here along with co-stars Samuel L. Jackson and Gemma Chan of Crazy Rich Asians fame. The latter took her out to see the sights of Singapore, and they feasted on hawker food like carrot cake and chilli crab, as well as pandan cake.
Before she makes her Marvel cinematic debut, here are 10 things you should know about Brie, from how she trained for the movie to her thoughts on female empowerment: