Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Heads for Heroic Second Weekend

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Heads for Heroic Second Weekend
Disney’s “Captain Marvel” is looking to go higher, further, faster during its second weekend in theaters.

The superhero tentpole starring Brie Larson, which crossed $500 million in ticket sales worldwide in under a week, will easily dominate domestic box office charts again. Written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, “Captain Marvel” could generate another $70 million to $85 million in its sophomore outing if the blockbuster sees a decline similar to its superhero universe brethren like “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War.” As of Tuesday, it has now grossed $524 million globally, including a mighty $100 million in China.

Captain Marvel,” the studio’s first comic-book adventure to spotlight a female superhero, injected a much-needed boost into an otherwise sluggish domestic market. Over the weekend, it posted a massive $153 million debut in North America, by far the biggest opening weekend of the year. “Captain Marvel” also secured the sixth-biggest global launch ever
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