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Captain Marvel TV Spot Soars Into Super Bowl 2019

She's going to take you higher, further, faster. 

During Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, February 3, Marvel Studios dropped a hot new spot for the Brie Larson-led superhero flick Captain Marvel

There isn't a whole lot of new information that fans can glean from the Captain Marvel Super Bowl teaser, but it does further establish Carol Danvers' life on Earth before she transformed into her superhero persona following an accident involving some alien DNA-mixing. The footage opens on Carol and her best friend and fellow pilot Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch) walking along a tarmac at a U.S. Air Force base. When Maria asks to Carol if she's ready "to show these boys how we do it," Carol utters the iconic line from Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez's inaugural Captain Marvel comic: "Higher, further, faster, baby."

Those words repeat though the Captain Marvel spot, sounding out in voiceover as we see glimpses of young S.H.I.E.L.D. agents Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg); Captain Marvel soaring through the skies in all her mohawked glory, blasting her opponents with blue flames; Carol training with Jude Law's character, the man believed to either be her mentor Mar-Vell, or the evil Kree alien Yon-Rogg masquerading as a member of the Starforce team; Captain Marvel wearing her Starforce uniform as she touches down on a moving bus; a young Carol driving what looks like a go-kart, heading toward a circus tent; and Skrull leader Talos (Ben Mendelsohn), who is disguised as Nick Fury's boss, leading a pack of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents through a corridor. 

The whole thing ends on the same badass note it began: with Carol quipping, "Try to keep up."

Take a look at the Captain Marvel TV spot from Super Bowl LIII above. 

Marvel packed a lot of action in these short 30 seconds, proving that Captain Marvel will be as big and bold as everyone involved with the film has teased it will be, but two huge mysteries that still remain regard Law's character and the person Annette Bening portrays. 

As we noted before, the general consensus is that Law plays one of two characters: good guy Mar-Vell or bad guy Yon-Rogg. Initially, it was thought that Law was tied to Mar-Vell, but since word of his casting broke in November of 2017 (a year and a half ago as of this writing), conflicting reports have surfaced suggesting that Law is actually Yon-Rogg, a Kree military commander who has canonically been a thorn in the side of Mar-Vell (and Captain Marvel, by association). Marvel detailed during 2017's San Diego Comic-Con that the big bads of Captain Marvel are the Skrulls, a race of shape-shifting extraterrestrials who infiltrate Earth and cause all sorts of trouble, and Mendelsohn's Talos. But, as a lot of movies do, Captain Marvel could be pulling a bait-and-switch on us, telling audiences that the Skrulls are the central villains before revealing that the guy we thought we could trust was actually a dirty, rotten criminal the whole time. 

Marvel obviously won't reveal any concrete details on Law's character between now and when Captain Marvel arrives in theaters this spring — and neither will the actor himself. From the moment he boarded Captain Marvel, Law has kept a lid on specifics and took every precaution to avoid giving direct answers to questions relating to his character. "Yes, it's been reported I'm playing Mar-Vell," he told Entertainment Weekly in July of 2018. "I'm not going to confirm or deny that."

Where Bening's character is concerned, she was first reported to take on the role of a scientist. That tiny bit of information was all fans had to hold onto until Marvel released an additional trailer for Captain Marvel, which revealed that Bening's character is a Kree, specifically a "noble warrior hero" who helped Carol after she was injured, transforming her from human to part-human, part-Kree. Like with Law's character, we still don't know if Bening's is Pro Carol or Anti Carol. Sure, she took her in during her greatest time of need, but might she be hiding a secret, sinister agenda?

All shall be revealed when Captain Marvel — directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and also starring Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Djimon Hounsou as Korath, and Gemma Chan as Minn-Erva — arrives in theaters on March 8.