Brie Larson feared playing a flawless superhero

Grant Boone
March 10, 2019

With an impressive $153 million debut in North America, Disney's Marvel Cinematic Universe title totaled a global opening weekend of $455 million, or the sixth highest global debut and the biggest opening of 2019, surpassing the entire top 10 total of the same weekend previous year. The last big hit was Warner Bros.'s "Aquaman" opened in late December to $68 million and went on to collect $1.14 billion worldwide.

"You look at the name of Captain Marvel it is empowering, it encompasses the entire universe that we are talking about here", Diakow said. Captain Marvel: 5 Interesting Questions About Marvel Cinematic Universe That Brie Larson's Superhero Film Gives You Answers For!

With that in mind, us expecting to see a pure adaptation of any Captain Marvel comic was probably foolish from the very start.

"Captain Marvel" breaks new ground for Disney.

While Captain Marvel is full of the usual fight scenes, insane effects, and a healthy dose of a drastically younger-looking Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury; the real heart of the film lied in the friendship between Carol Danvers (Larson) and Rambeau (Lynch), and reminds viewers that women are fully capable of saving their own lives in the real world. Others took issue with Larson's statements about making her press interviews for the film more inclusive and not "overwhelmingly white male".

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CAPT Marvel official movie poster.

Marvel fans love Captain Marvel.

The anti-"Captain Marvel" campaign included the flooding of Rotten Tomatoes audience scores, which artificially drove down the film's score to 55 per cent fresh from more than 44,000 votes as of Sunday. "You see that in their track record". "I want to know who's on the end of that thing".

It was easily the best opening of any movie thus far in 2019. Through March 3, ticket sales were down 26 per cent according to Comscore. "Captain Marvel" single-handedly chopped nearly 5 per cent off that figure with a weekend that overall was up 47 per cent from the same a year ago.

Universal's third weekend of "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" led the rest of the pack with $14.7 million at 4,402 locations for a 17-day domestic total of $119.7 million. Disney's "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has the 17th-highest launch frame with $155.1 million in 2016. Mexico generated $12.8 million in the fifth highest industry opening weekend in that market.

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