With her first foray into the MCU, Nia DaCosta is breaking ground in film history. She’s officially the youngest director and the first Black woman to helm a project for the superhero giant. The Marvels is easily the biggest project she has worked on to date too, following her rise from the indie film scene with films like Little Woods and her studio success with Candyman. Now given control of one of the year’s biggest upcoming films, she opted to use her power to ensure her set was one where everyone felt respected. DaCosta revealed during an interview with Vanity Fair how she ensured the right people were with her to build a positive environment aboard the latest Marvel blockbuster.
The Marvels director Nia DaCosta revealed her approach to building a better environment to film in by finding the right team to work with in the MCU.