Box Office Preview: ‘Captain Marvel’ Eyes $125M-Plus U.S. Bow, Nearly $300M Globally

It’s Captain Marvel to the rescue.Marvel’s first female-fronted superhero pic, starring Brie Larson, is tracking to open this weekend to a mighty $125 million-$145 million at the North American box office, where revenue year to date is down 26 percent over 2018 following a dismal February, which hit a 17-year low.

Some even think the movie could hit $150 million through Sunday.Either way, Captain Marvel is poised to score the second-biggest opening for a Marvel Studios title introducing a new character behind last year’s Black Panther, which debuted domestically to $202 million in February 2018.

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