Captain Marvel crosses $1 billion worldwide
Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel has officially crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office. The film has brought in $358 million at the domestic box office with another $645 million internationally.
Captain Marvel is now the seventh highest grossing Marvel Studios movie and the seventh in the series to cross this specific threshold, joining Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel’s The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther, Iron Man 3 and Captain America: Civil War. The entire MCU has now grossed $18.53 billion worldwide since 2008’s Iron Man.
Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set more than a decade prior to the events in 2008’s Iron Man, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The film also stars Samuel L. Jackson, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, with Annette Bening, and Jude Law. Reprising their roles from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy are Djimon Hounsou and Lee Pace, and returning once again to a Marvel Studios film will be Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson.
Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is directed by the writing/directing team of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, whose credits include Mississippi Grind and Half Nelson. An all-star collective of accomplished writers penned the screenplay, including Meg LeFauve (Inside Out), Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy), Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Tomb Raider), Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch (GLOW) and Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck.