They also have experience in television, directing episodes of Showtime's "The Affair" and "Billions."
"Captain Marvel," starring Brie Larson, marks the first time a woman is headlining her own solo adventure inside the Marvel cinematic universe.
This led to Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige wanting to utilize a female director for the project.
"With Captain Marvel, she is as powerful a character as we've ever put in a movie," Feige said previously while speaking with Entertainment Weekly.
"Her powers are off the charts, and when she's introduced, she will be by far the strongest character we've ever had."
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Nicole Perlman who is handling the script added, "I think that making sure that Captain Marvel is not somebody who is a hero in spite of her femininity is really important. She's a very strong character and her being a woman is part of that strength."
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