The film is set in the 90s and so we see a younger Nick Fury played by Samuel L Jackson. Lee Pace's baddie is set to make a return, before his days of taking on the heroes in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.
Captain Marvel will be released in theaters on March 8, 2019. It's impossible to know, but if this was just a slip of the tongue, it's certainly understandable - this is the twenty-first movie in the MCU, and he's been around since the beginning. Nick, concerned that Carol may be a Skrull masquerading as a part-human, part-Kree former pilot, asks Carol to prove her non-Skrull identity.
According to We Got This Covered, the Disney/Fox merger that's about to come into effect, allowing Marvel Studios access to the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, and various other characters that fans have long waited to see share the screen with the Avengers and their kind.
In the same interview, Feige also says it's "somewhat accurate" to assume that promotional materials for the movie, including the first trailer for the film, won't show much beyond the first 20 or so minutes of the movie. I remember walking out of Thor: The Dark World feeling like I'd spent my entertainment dollar wisely, but I couldn't tell you what happened in it. I especially like the second one showing Captain Marvel in her full armour.
Based on the Marvel comic character first appearing in 1968, the story follows Carol Danvers as 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. We weren't there when he said this quote, and things like tone and inflections are often lost in transcriptions.