(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) Academy Award winning actor Brie Larson said on Thursday (February 14) that while training for her role as 'Captain Marvel', she was pushed 'beyond the threshold' in Disney's first female-led solo superhero movie.
The directors and cast, which included Samuel L.
Jackson and Gemma Chan, were in Singapore to promote the Captain Marvel movie.
Set in the 1990s, the film is a prequel to the entire Marvel Comics Universe and follows the story of Carol Danvers, played by Larson, becoming one of the universe's most powerful heroes.
Larson's training included pushing a Jeep, a video on her Instagram page showed.
"It was these moments of breakthrough, of going beyond what you thought was possible, what you thought your body was capable of doing, and it means sometimes you end up on the floor crying, like begging for it to stop, but all of that is who 'Carol' is," she said.
Jackson, 70, played a younger version of fan favorite superspy Nick Fury and was helped by makeup and CGI to take him back decades earlier.
Singapore is the only Asia stop in the promotion of 'Captain Marvel' which premieres in the U.S. on March 8.