'The Marvels' is a light comedy about light powers : Pop Culture Happy Hour The new movie The Marvels is one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's breezier outings, full of energy and jokes and zappy light powers. Brie Larson returns as Captain Marvel, and sees her teaming up with newer characters, Monica Rambeau (played by Teyonah Parris) and Kamala Khan (played by Iman Vellani). They must team up when their powers become entangled and cause them to switch places whenever they try to use them.

'The Marvels' is a light comedy about light powers

'The Marvels' is a light comedy about light powers

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Iman Vellani, Brie Larson, and Teyonah Parris in The Marvels. Laura Radford/Marvel Studios hide caption

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Iman Vellani, Brie Larson, and Teyonah Parris in The Marvels.

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The new movie The Marvels is one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's breezier outings, full of energy and jokes and zappy light powers. Brie Larson returns as Captain Marvel, and sees her teaming up with newer characters, Monica Rambeau (played by Teyonah Parris) and Kamala Khan (played by Iman Vellani). They must team up when their powers become entangled and cause them to switch places whenever they try to use them.