Captain Marvel has found it’s composer in Pinar Toprak. Pinar Toprak will be the first female composer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With Captain Marvel, there is a lot of female firsts behind and in front of the camera, which is all in true spirit of the comic book character. The news comes via The Hollywood Reporter.
Pinar confirmed the news through her instagram! Check out her post below:
I’m so thrilled to finally announce that I will be scoring the upcoming CAPTAIN MARVEL! It’s an incredible honor to be a part of the Marvel Universe. So many thoughts racing through my head. And the main one is gratitude. I have so many people to thank for helping me on this journey but first and foremost, my incredible agents Laura Engel and Richard Kraft for believing in me from day one and Dave Jordan and directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck for giving me this opportunity of a lifetime. #captainmarvel
This is indeed an opportunity of a lifetime, and hopefully will open the doors for more female composers in the comic book film genre. Pinar is known for her works on Krypton and the video game, Fortnite.
Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Gemma Chan, Jude Law, Clark Gregg, Lashana Lynch, Ben Mendelsohn , Annette Bening, Lee Pace, and Djimon Hounsou. The film is directed by Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden.
Captain Marvel soars into theaters March 8th, 2019.