Marvel Studios has added Humans star Gemma Chan to the cast of Captain Marvel. The actress will play Minn-Erva, who is a member of the Kree race.
In the comics, Minn-Erva (also known as Doctor Minerva) came to Earth looking for Captain Mar-Vell, who will be portrayed by Jude Law in the movie. Her mission was to mate with Mar-Vell to help progress the Kree genetic code. The Kree are known for attempting to improve their genetic system to become the most powerful race in the universe.
This won’t be the first time a member of the Kree has appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Lee Pace’s villainous Ronin was a fanatical and maniacal member of the alien race in Guardians of the Galaxy and Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D has introduced members of the Kree in past seasons. We’ve known for a while that Captain Marvel will include new Kree characters, with Jude Law set to play Mar-Vell in the film.