Captain Marvel sets the biggest ever opening on Box Office record
New Delhi : Marvel and Disney’s first joint superhero pic, Captain Marvel has made a record-breaking debut on the Box Office after it released on March 8 (Friday).
According to a report by the Hollywood Reporter, Captain Marvel has notched $455 million in worldwide ticket sales and $153 million in US sales. The figures turn out to be the largest-ever global box office debut for a female-fronted film, edging out Beauty and the Beast’s $357 million debut in 2017, and the $103 million grossed by DC’s Wonder Woman the same year.
Starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, the film is also the second-largest worldwide premiere for any superhero film. It is also the seventh-biggest debut for the Marvel franchise in the US, following the three Avengers films, Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, and Iron Man 3.
Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the film has been made at a cost of $150 million.