'Captain Marvel' star surprises fans at Clifton movie theater

Cristina Cross
March 12, 2019

In terms of all films, superhero or not, Captain Marvel had the sixth-best opening weekend of all-time.

"Civil War" and "Iron Man 3" have opened better in the Marvel cinematic universe.

A still from the film "Captain Marvel."./VCG Photo‍. It sets a new worldwide mark for a film directed or co-directed by a woman.

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"Mostly, I'm thrilled for the doors this will open", DeConnick, who was a consultant on "Captain Marvel", told The Washington Post.

The film, which is Marvel Studios' first female-led feature, wrapped up the weekend with $153 million at the North American domestic box office. Nine of the Top 10 Captain Marvel locations in China were IMAX. After the trailer was released in September, online trolls complained about Larson's facial expression, saying she should "smile more".

Oh, there will plenty of more chances for Brie to bust out the Captain Marvel tracksuit for more surprise appearances.

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"Parking lot for Captain Marvel 90% empty today". That's in part because Marvel has such a strong track record, a hero doesn't need to be a household name to entice audiences. And it's not just special because the huge box office haul from last weekend is making sad little fanboys cry while holding their blankies. "And I think you see that in the broadening of their fan base". Larson thanked fans for coming to watch Captain Marvel.

"We have high expectations for a blockbuster like Captain Marvel". Its global launch represents the biggest ever female-fronted film, surpassing Beauty and the Beast ($357 million), according to the Hollywood Reporter. Males accounted for 55 percent of audiences, while 74 percent of moviegoers were over the age of 25.

As excitement for the Avengers: Infinity War follow-up continues to build to near-feverish levels, directors Anthony and Joe Russo have announced on Twitter that the movie is nearly finished, the brothers having now completed their cut of the film.

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