When Brie Larson first started training for Captain Marvel, she couldn’t do a single push-up. Now, she can push a Jeep up a hill.
Given that Captain Marvel is officially “the most powerful” superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the actress had to do serious training to get strong enough for the role.
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In the video below, Larson’s trainer reveals the training process she went through – from doing push-ups while weighed down with chains to pushing an actual Jeep up a hill.
The #CaptainMarvel countdown starts now! ???? With 7 days until the @BrieLarson starrer hits theaters, here's a breakdown of how the actress trained 9 months for the role—and how you can, too, if you dare to take on the challenge of a noble Kree warrior hero https://t.co/Xma4FI5j4T pic.twitter.com/rBxji6hcdV
— LAT Entertainment (@latimesent) March 1, 2019
With these training tips and a bit of elbow grease, maybe YOU could be as strong as Captain Marvel.
The movie sees Larson as Carol Danvers, a US Air Force pilot who gains super powers after a freak accident in which her DNA is combined with that of alien race the Kree. Samuel L Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn also star.
Captain Marvel hits UK cinemas on 8th March 2019