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Rebecca Ferguson Emerging As The Popular Choice To Play Carol Danvers In Upcoming Marvel Studios Movie ‘Captain Marvel’

By Sunia Mukherjee | May 30, 2016 08:36 AM EDT

Ever since Marvel Cinematic Universe has announced that they will release ''Captain Marvel'' the speculations for the role of Carol Danvers have been a common topic of discussion among the fans of MCU movies. Rebecca Ferguson was always a popular choice for this role.

YHM had published an article about the possible front runners for this role and Ferguson's name was one of the most popular ones. Her role as Ilsa Faust ''Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation'' was appreciated by all. Also her movie ''Despite the Falling Snow'' which was released in the UK on Apr. 22, 2016 made her quite popular due to her dual roles as Katya and Lauren. She played the role of a female spy in the movie.

Also her British biographical comedy-drama movie ''Florence Foster Jenkins'' which was released in Belfast Film Festival on Apr. 23, 2016 is doing rounds amongst the cicrles of critics. It was released on May. 6, 2016 in the UK and the fans of US are waiting with bated breath for the release on Aug. 12, 2016.

Her another upcoming movie ''The Girl on the Train'' where she will play the role of Anna is being filmed now. It is due to be released in the US on Oct. 7, 2016. In this psychological thriller Ferguson will share screen space with Emily Blunt who will play the role of Rachel Watson in the movie. Blunt too is a strong contender for the role of Carol Danvers, so now the fans can decide who is a better candidate when they see them together in the movie.

''The Snowman'' which has a release date of Oct. 13, 2017 in the US. This big budget movie has A listers like Michael Fassbender who will play the role of Detective Hole and is based on the Norwegian novel named ''The Snowman.'' The plot of this British-American crime drama film revolves around a missing woman whose pink scarf was found tied around a snowman amidst miles of snow.

''Prometheus 2: Alien Covenant'' is another much awaited movie which is expected to cast Ferguson. The original movie ''Prometheus'' was released in 2012 and had an ensemble cast of  Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, and Charlize Theron. In the sequel, the director Ridley Scott is planning to introduce Ferguson in a new role. Charlize Theron too is a strong contender for the role of Carol Danvers and if she is there in ''Alien Covenant'' again the competition between the actresses to win the hearts of fans will be fierce.

Sienna Miller, Brie Larson, Bryce Dallas Howard, Katheryn Winnick, Jessica Chastain, Natalie Dormer, Charlize Theron, Maika Monroe, Katee Sackhoff, Olivia Wilde, Ronda Rousey and Emily Blunt too are considered for this role. So will Ferguson snatch it away from all the popular actresses?

Considering that she has a string of movies which will be released in 2016 and 2017 for Ferguson, she might be considered for the role looking at her popularity. Please cast your vote for your popular actress here. 

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