13 Actresses Considered to Play Captain Marvel Before Brie Larson was Cast

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The first trailer for Captain Marvel hit the web last month, and we haven’t been able to stop thinking about it since. Captain Marvel (a.k.a. Colonel Carol Susan Jane Danvers a.k.a. Binary a.k.a. Warbird, etc.) has been labeled “Marvel’s biggest female hero” AND “quite possibly Marvel’s mightiest Avenger,” so how could we NOT be excited?!

Brie Larson looks absolutely PERFECT in the part… but did you know she was far from the first person rumored to be in the running for Miss Danvers, the one who may be the Avengers’ only hope in saving the world? Yes, there are actually 13 actresses who were reportedly considered for the role. And here they are, in all their glory: