The 5-foot-7 powerhouse got totally ripped to play Carol Danvers, an air force pilot who gains alien superpowers during an accident in the new “Captain Marvel” movie, out Friday. The Oscar winner told Ellen DeGeneres that she was motivated to perform the superhuman physical feat because of an ongoing joke with her trainer Jason Walsh.
“Captain Marvel can move planets, so I was like, ‘I just want to be able to push your car,’ ” Larson, 29, explained on the show. “If I could push your Jeep, then I’ll feel like I was ready. So it happened.”
Walsh gives his star client praise for the now-viral vehicular victory: “This is a 5,000-pound machine.