SUNDAY TIMES WEB DESK:A head of the release of ‘Captain Marvel’ this week, the film’s star Brie Larson opened up about her superhero avatar and how she mastered the role. Larson appeared in the latest episode of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ and talked to the host about the amount of effort and training she put in for her character in the film, reported The Hollywood Reporter.

“You’re the captain now,” Kimmel greeted her. After joking for a few minutes that Kimmel should wear the Captain Marvel costume, he asked her about when she first agreed to play the superhero role.

“At least three years ago,” Larson said. She also revealed that she wasn’t allowed to tell anybody about the job for a year, “I was so scared,” she joked, hinting at the fear of getting fired.

The host also asked the actor what it was like filming with Samuel L. Jackson, to which Larson responded saying they have become actual friends while doing three movies together and travelling the world.

“There’s things that only we know,” she said of their bond. Speaking about Larson’s role of an air force pilot in the film, Kimmel pointed to some real air force pilots in the audience who were on the film as consultants.