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Marvel Taps Emmy-Winning What If…? Composer to Score The Marvels

Emmy-winning composer Laura Karpman has found her next collaboration with Marvel Studios after working on last year’s Disney+ animated series What If…? She has officially signed on to score the music for Nia DaCosta’s upcoming The Marvels film, which is currently set for a February 17, 2023, theatrical release.

“I am thrilled to be going on this wild adventure with Nia DaCosta and Carol Danvers and am really looking forward to the collaboration,” Karpman said in a statement to Variety.

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The Marvels will see the return of Oscar winner Brie Larson as she reprises her role as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, who fans have last seen during Avengers: Endgame. Joining Larson in the sequel are WandaVision breakout star Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau and MCU newcomer Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel, in her own upcoming Disney+ series, which is currently in post-production.

The sequel is being directed by Nia DaCosta (Candyman), from a screenplay by Megan McDonnell. Additional cast also include: English actress Zawe Ashton (Velvet Buzzsaw) as the sequel’s antagonist; and Popular South Korean actor Park Seo-Joon in an undisclosed role.

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Captain Marvel made its debut in 2019 where it went on to earn a worldwide gross of over $1.1 billion, making it the fifth-highest grossing film of that year. It also starred Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn, who are both set to star in their own Disney+ series Secret Invasion.

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