Samuel L. Jackson Shared a Major Spoiler About Captain Marvel’s Powers

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Marvel Studios

The hype surrounding the upcoming Captain Marvel film is real, as it will be Marvel’s first standalone film for a female superhero. We’ll also get to enjoy a fun '90s vibe and will finally (hopefully) find out whether Brie Larson's character is truly powerful enough to take down Thanos. For months now, fans have been speculating that Captain Marvel might be the key to defeating The Mad Titan, and Samuel L. Jackson—who plays Nick Fury in the MCU—just dropped a major spoiler that seems to confirm that.

While speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Jackson—who will appear in Captain Marvel—dished about Brie Larson’s character. "She’s pretty much the strongest character ... in the Marvel universe,” Jackson said. “So, for Carol Danvers to be that person and for Brie to become that person, it's gonna be a dynamite thing. I mean, [The Avengers] are up against some really, really tough odds right now—we saw throughout Infinity War—so now we know that we need something that's as powerful as Thanos. And at some point, we'll find out how powerful she is and all the things that she's capable of.”

Jackson added, “She's one of the few people in the Marvel universe that can time travel, so ..." Talk about a casual spoiler drop!

Since Avengers: Infinity War’s release in April 2018, fans have been confident that all the superheroes we saw turned to dust at the hands of Thanos would be brought back somehow in Avengers: Endgame, with many believing the Quantum Realm would allow for time travel. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has also said that Captain Marvel is the most powerful superhero ever introduced in the MCU, so it’s not shocking to learn she can time travel ... even if some of us would have rather discovered that while watching the movie.

Captain Marvel arrives in theaters on March 8, 2019.

Fans Think the Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Hints at Iron Man's Death

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© 2018 - Marvel Studios

Marvel fans are seriously concerned for Iron Man. While Tony Stark is one of the few Avengers we know survived Thanos's snap at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, the new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home seems to imply that the sarcasm-prone superhero might not make it out of Avengers: Endgame alive.

The detail in question comes from the first Far From Home movie trailer, which features Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau) carrying a large check from the Stark Relief Foundation.

The panic regarding Stark’s fate is over the signature on the check—which belongs to Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), the co-founder of the foundation. Fans became concerned when they saw that Stark hadn’t signed the check, with many jumping to the conclusion that Stark wasn’t able to sign the check himself because he had died at some point during the events of Avengers: Endgame. While it’s not confirmed whether Far From Home happens after Infinity War or Endgame, fans aren't willing to take any chances.

A few in-the-know viewers pointed out that a relief foundation is not the same as a memorial foundation, and that the organization was most likely set up for Stark industries, not for a deceased Tony Stark. As Potts was named the CEO of Stark Industries in Iron Man 2, it would make sense that she is the one signing the checks. These are valid points, but anxious MCU fans won't rest easy until they know that Stark is alive and well.

While Spider-Man: Far From Home doesn't arrive in theaters until July 5, 2019, Marvel fans will get the answers to at least some of their key questions when Avengers: Endgame hits theaters on April 26, 2019.

New Game of Thrones Teaser Might Hint at Jon Snow's Fate

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HBO

The latest Game of Thrones teaser was released on Sunday evening and fans are still finding new details to theorize about. The 90-second promo, which features Jon Snow and Sansa and Arya Stark, doesn't give much away, but one tiny detail has got people talking.

Fans were quick to notice that when Sansa, Arya, and Jon approach the statues that appear to be designed for them in the Crypts of Winterfell, Jon's looks particularly different. While Sansa and Arya's likenesses mimic what they currently look like, Jon's looks more mature, as if he's a much older man. While it may be a meaningless detail to some viewers, for others it seems to be pretty convincing proof that Jon will make it out of the final season alive, while his "sisters" may not be so lucky.

But would the creators of Game of Thrones—who have managed to keep seemingly all of the series' biggest secrets under wraps for going on eight seasons now—really drop that big a spoiler so far ahead of the final season's premiere date? Not everyone is convinced.

"I think people read into things too much," Redditor AprilUofA wrote. "I think them finding the statues in the crypt just symbolizes the fact that all three are going to be facing death next season. Jon's statue just looks 'older' because of his usual broody expression."

Another Redditor, Fried_Cthulhumari, attributed Jon's more mature look to his famously long locks. "It is notoriously hard to depict hair in sculptures," he wrote. "This is why ancient statues often had stylized hair or beards, and even when the hair is sculpted correctly, it tends to obscure the age or likeness the artist intended."

Whether the statue is a hint that Jon will prevail or just an imperfect likeness, we'll have to wait until Game of Thrones returns on April 14, 2019 to learn more.

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