Brie Larson Captain Marvel Trivia

Brie Larson Captain Marvel Trivia 

Besides acting, she is also a professional singer.
Sang "Coming Around" in her movie Hoot (2006).
Read the book "Hoot" before she had read the screenplay.
Moved to Los Angeles, California, right before her ninth birthday (1998).
First job was performing in sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). Soon after, was cast in the television series, Schimmel (2000), which was announced in 2000 but never aired, since right before filming, Robert Schimmel was diagnosed with cancer. After being "on hold" for six months,

Fox canceled the show.
In May 2005, she went on tour with Jesse McCartney.
Daughter of Heather (Edwards) and Sylvain Desaulniers. Her paternal grandparents were Aurèle Desaulniers and Gabrielle Marie-Therese (Chatelain) Desaulniers (1931-2015), who were French-Canadians from Winnipeg. Her mother's family is based in California. Her mother has English, Swedish, German, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. Brie's stage surname, "Larson", is after her matrilineal great-grandmother, Elva Josephine Larson.

Brie's go-to karaoke song is Usher Raymond's "Burn" from the album "Confessions" (2004).
Has acted since she was seven years old. However, she considered quitting acting several times as she found the film business to be too difficult and was unable to get the roles she wanted. She pursued careers in photography, interior design and animal training, but ultimately decided to stick with acting.

Was in a relationship with Alex Greenwald, vocalist with rock band Phantom Planet, (2013-2019).
To prepare for her role as Ma in Room (2015), she stayed at home for a whole month and went on a strict diet, to get an understanding of what Ma and Jack were going through.
Is a huge fan of the Super Mario Bros video games.

Shared the cover of Vanity Fair magazine's 2016 Hollywood issue with, Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, Rachel Weisz, Lupita Nyong'o, Charlotte Rampling, Alicia Vikander, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Helen Mirren, Diane Keaton and Saoirse Ronan. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz.

Released a pop album "Finally Out of P.E." (2005), which flopped by selling only 3,500 copies. Larson even toured with Jesse McCartney for Teen People's Rock in Shop Tour. Despite rumors that she sang on the soundtrack to Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), she lip-synched "Black Sheep" by the band Metric.

Was the 146th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for Room (2015) at The Oscars (2016).

After a considerable period of frustration correcting people who consistently mispronounced her birth name "Desaulniers", Brie Larson changed it to Larson after her Kirsten Larson doll that she owned as a youngster.

Older sister of Raya Milaine Desaulniers (born January 5, 1993).
(March 2016-January 2019) was engaged to Alex Greenwald after he proposed to her shortly after she won her Academy Award.

Is one of 14 actresses to have won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for the same performance. The others in chronological order are Julia Roberts for Erin Brockovich (2000), Renée Zellweger for Cold Mountain (2003), Reese Witherspoon for Walk the Line (2005), Helen Mirren for The Queen (2006), Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls (2006), Kate Winslet for The Reader (2008), Mo'Nique for Precious (2009), Natalie Portman for Black Swan (2010), Octavia Spencer for The Help (2011), Anne Hathaway for Les Misérables (2012), Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine (2013), Patricia Arquette for Boyhood (2014) and Julianne Moore for Still Alice (2014).

When Larson presented the Best Actor Oscar to Casey Affleck for his work in Manchester by the Sea (2016) at the 2017 Oscars (the previously year's Best Actress always presents the current year's Best Actor awards and vice versa) she politely handed him the award but did not clap or cheer for his win and looked unhappy about it. Larson later confirmed rumors that she was un-celebratory over Affleck's win due to his real life history of sexual harassment accusations and settled lawsuits, telling an interviewer that "what I did on stage speaks for itself" and that she would not discuss the matter any further.

Attended the March 2017 ceremony for her Kong: Skull Island (2017) co-star John Goodman when he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, alongside Jeff Bridges and Tom Hiddleston.
Is good friends with Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone and Amy Schumer.

Became close friends with Shailene Woodley during the filming of The Spectacular Now (2013). Larson was having dinner at Woodley's rented apartment when she got the call offering her the lead role in Short Term 12 (2013).

Made home movies as a child, casting her cousins and making sets in her garage.
Daughter of Sylvain (born December 15, 1962) and Heather (née Edwards) Desaulniers (born June 18, 1965). Both were born and raised in the state of California.

Maternal granddaughter of Bob Edwards (born 1939), born in the state of California, and Bonnie (née Hunt) Merrill (born 1940), born in the state of Utah. They married in 1960 and divorced in 1972.
Maternal great granddaughter of James (1911-1949) and Elva (née Larson) Hunt (1915-1997).
Both were born and raised in the state of Utah.

Can speak English and French fluently.
She is a big fan of the Metroid game series and has expressed interest in playing the main character Samus Aran in a possible movie adaption.
Suffers from a severe allergy to cats (ailurophobia), a condition that plagued her somewhat during the Captain Marvel (2019) production shoot.

For her movie "Captain Marvel", she insisted on having ankle-length body-armor as her character's primary costume; according to Larson, "I just couldn't see myself strolling around in a bathing suit for two hours and change" (referring to Carol Danvers's red Kree uniform and black Warbird outfit, both of which bared her legs).
She considers herself to be an introvert.
She has asthma. source: IMDB

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