Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

Brie Larson Enhances Captain Marvel Experience for Fans

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Melody Ballard | 12 March, 2019, 02:56

If "Captain Marvel" follows "Rogue One's" trajectory, it will also become the first female-led superhero movie to cross the billion-dollar mark in global gross.

It did that and then some. "It just took me using the power that I've been given now as Captain Marvel". Not only is it the second largest opening for a superhero movie, but it also has the sixth best worldwide opening of all time.

Moviegoers in New Jersey got a surprise visit over the weekend from a superhero. "It slams the door, in fact", said Jeff Bock, a box office analyst with Exhibitor Relations.

With the film locked, all that presumably remains now is to finalise the audio, while Marvel's various VFX departments will presumably continue to polish the special effects ahead of the film's roll out at the end of April. The film, which opened on Friday March 8th, has already grossed $455 million worldwide, with an estimated haul of $153 million in North America alone.

The box office success - taking $455 million around the world including £13 million in the United Kingdom - comes despite a concerted campaign of online abuse from Marvel diehards opposed to Larson's casting.

"She definitely pushed us higher, further, faster", said Disney distribution chief Cathleen Taff.

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It's not unusual for Hollywood stars to drop in on their own films during opening, especially if the movie is playing in Los Angeles.

Despite vocal distaste from some social media users, who drove the film to a low Rotten Tomatoes audience score, movie theatre pollsters CinemaScore recorded an average "A" grade from those they surveyed after screenings.

Captain Marvel: 1, trolls: 0.

In "Captain Marvel's" case, timing isn't everything, but it certainly does help.

The character is expected to play a key role in Marvel's next film Avengers: Endgame, which is released in the United Kingdom on 25 April.

"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" comes in second with $14.7 million, while "A Madea Family Funeral" is third with $12 million.

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