Box Office: Marvel movie makes a mere $6.6 million in previews

In a recent turn of events “ The Marvels ” movie has taken a slow start at the Box Office with mere gain of $6.6 million as compared to predeccessor “Captain Marvel” and many of its other Marvel Cinematic Universe movies.

The Latest MCU has garnered $6.6 million at the Box Office in previews, making it a fuzzy start for its journey. However, “The Marvels” is expected to make approximately $60 -$65 million a the Box Office. “Captain Marvel” in comparison to “The Marvels” opened at an astonishing $153 million at Box Office in 2019 while making a whopping $20.7 million in Thursday previews. It had also crossed the $1 billion threshold, it also had an advantage of releasing between the releases of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”. “Captain Marvel” was also the first female led MCU making it more intriguing for MCU fans and its audience.

A scene of Captain Marvel from the movie "The Marvels"

The two previous MCU films of this year, “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” which opened with $104 million and $118 million, respectively, are similarly predicted to do poorly in comparison to the anticipated box office performance of the “Captain Marvel” sequel. Thursday previews brought in $17.5 million for each of them.

Not adjusted for inflation, the only MCU films with lower opening weekends than the estimates for “The Marvels” are “Incredible Hulk” (2008) and “Ant-Man” (2015). That might be problematic for “The Marvels,” which had production costs of $220 million and marketing costs of about $100 million. It is predicted to gross $80 million at the foreign box office, with a potential global opening of at least $140 million.

A scene from the movie "The Marvels"

Iman Vellani, the breakout heroine of the Disney+ series Ms. Marvel, and Teyonah Parris, who plays the adult version of Monica Rambeau from Captain Marvel, both appear alongside Larson in the new film. With WandaVision, the actor makes her Marvel debut alongside scriptwriter Megan McDonnell of The Marvels.

The Marvels features three female leads, which sets it apart from other superhero movies. Nia DaCosta, who turns 34 on November 8, is the youngest director of a Marvel Cinematic Universe picture and the first Black woman to helm a film from the studio. Marvel is proud to have supported independent filmmakers like Chloé Zhao, Taika Waititi, and Ryan Coogler.

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