Captain Marvel: Ahead of Endgame, Brie Larson-led superhero film surpasses $ 1 billion mark globally
Our girl Carol Danvers just joined the One Billion Club! Thank you endlessly for helping us cross this milestone. It has been a pleasure sharing this character with the world. I’ve loved seeing the cosplay, fan art and passionate words about our HERo. Higher Further Faster baby! pic.twitter.com/mOZcUt8L5q
— Brie Larson (@brielarson) April 3, 2019
Starring Brie Larson as the eponymous superhero, Captain Marvel has hauled as much as $358 million in North America, along with another $645 million in our parts of the world, bringing its global collections to a little more than $ 1 billion, reports Variety.
Captain Marvel is now Marvel's seventh ( out of 21) biggest box office hit of all time, joining the ranks of Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, The Avengers, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Iron Man 3. The Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck directorial has also been universally lauded as Marvel's first blockbuster that has a female superhero at its centre.
The film also stars Jude Law, Samuel L Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, and Annette Bening in key roles.
In India, Captain Marvel took in $2.4 million in its second weekend to take the film's cumulative ten-day total to $12 million, thereby substantiating Marvel's immense fan following in the country.
Larson's Captain Marvel aka Carol Danvers will make her Avengers debut in the final film of Phase 3, Avengers: Endgame, which releases worldwide on 26 April.
Updated Date: Apr 04, 2019 13:00:55 IST
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