Brie Larson made a snarky comment during an interview at the D23 Expo on Sept. 10, sarcastically letting her fans know that she’s aware of how unwelcome she is in the Marvel Universe.
When asked how long she would play Captain Marvel, Larson’s attitude became fiery. “I don’t know, does anyone want me to do it again?,” Larson snipped.
The actress has long been criticized for her role as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, with many stating that she was simply unlikable, according to TMZ. Critics have slammed the actress for years, with Marvel at the receiving end of backlash for casting her since she began with the franchise in 2016, according to People.
How long will Brie Larson play Captain Marvel?
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Larson was engaging with the press outside of the main stage area when she was asked what appeared to be a simple, straight-forward question about the longevity of her role as Captain Marvel. The video clip shows the actress become visibly irritated and her eyes widened as she gestured and snapped back with sarcasm. She turned away from the reporter and faced the camera directly. (RELATED: REPORT: Brie Larson Is In Talks To Play Luke Skywalker’s Wife In Upcoming ‘Star Wars’ Projects)
The moment quickly became awkward and tense, and the reported made an attempt to approach the question in a different way. “Don’t be so modest,” he said, as he flashed a nervous look to the cameraman. He put the microphone back in front of Larson in hopes that she would explain her answer in some way.
Larson wasn’t having it. She was clearly upset and looked jittery as she began talking quickly. She shrugged her shoulders sarcastically. “I don’t know, I really don’t know. I don’t have the answer to that,” Larson said.