Actress Lily Rabe is earning rave reviews for her work in the play "Much Ado About Nothing" which is part of the 2014 Shakespeare in the Park season but her name is also being mentioned for another highly desired role. The makes for the Captain Marvel movie makers are looking for an actress to play the role of Carol Danver, the mortal enemy of Captain Marvel and the speculation is rampant that one person they feel would be ideal for this role is Lily Rabe.
She is not just a theatrically trained actress and dance teacher from New York City but she is a Tony Award winning actress who has received significant critical acclaim for her performances on stage.
As such she is an actress for whom there would be no concern about whether she possesses the dramatic range necessary for the part. Moreover, she has experience playing action roles and her performance as Misty Day from American Horror Story season 3 has some entertainment observers thinking that she would be ideal for this role.
To play the role of Carol Danvers some entertainment insiders think the filmmakers of Captain America are likely going to want someone who has experience being a villain and she is definitely an actress who has the experience and the talent.
She provided a demonstration of how great a fit she might be for this role during a scene in the 2014 season of "American Horror Story" in which she both scared and entranced fans with her merciless physical 'beatdown' of Emma Roberts.
Lily Rabe is an actress who possesses the dramatic range and physicality to be part of any action/adventure movie in any role and especially as a villain in a Captain Marvel movie as she has proven with her recent performance in "American Horror Story".