'Captain Marvel' Star Mckenna Grace Geeked Out Meeting Brie Larson on Set
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The young actress also says she "died a little" working with fellow MCU star Chris Evans on "Gifted."

Young star Mckenna Grace has somehow found herself in the middle of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's biggest players.

At only 12-years-old, Grace has already worked alongside Captain America (Chris Evans) in the 2017 dramedy "Gifted," Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) while playing a young Tonya Harding in "I, Tonya" and will reportedly appear in "Captain Marvel" as a younger version of star Brie Larson's titular superhero.

And she couldn't be more excited.

"My Dad and I are both very big fans of Marvel," she told TooFab at Variety’s Power of Young Hollywood Event sponsored by H&M Tuesday night. "We love it so much and we see all the Marvel movies anytime they come out. So whenever I got to work with Chris Evans, I died a little. I got to work with Captain America and Bucky Barnes and then I got to work with Captain Marvel, so just my whole world flipped up and it was so exciting."

While it's unclear how much time she and Larson shared together on set, Grace recalled the first time she met her Oscar-winning co-star.

"I first met her, I was sitting in the hair and makeup chair and she walked in," Grace said. "I started like, 'Oh my God, it's Brie Larson!' Because she's such a great actress and I look up to her lot and she was just so nice to me. "

The "Gifted" star added that Larson often left little gifts for her in her trailer. Although the young actress didn't want to spill all the details on her presents, she did reveal one of the "amazing" gifts was a Captain Marvel Funko figure which Larson had signed.

Having worked alongside both of them now, we had to ask: Who would win in a fight, Captain America or Captain Marvel?

"It would be a tie," Grace diplomatically answered. "Because they'd both realize that they shouldn't be fighting and then they just make up and get along."

"Captain Marvel" will follow the story of Carol Danvers (Larson) and how she becomes "one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races." While set primarily in the '80s, the movie will somehow connect to the devastating events of "Avengers: Infinity War," which ended with Nick Fury reaching out to the superhero via beeper before he vanished into dust.

"Captain Marvel" hits theater March 8, 2019.

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