Marvel Studio’s Captain Marvel has quite literally gone higher, further and faster at the UK and Ireland box office, bringing in over £23.65 million after just two weeks in cinemas.
The film has already outpaced DC’s Wonder Woman, and has overtaken a number of other films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including both the first and second Iron Man films, Thor and Captain America.
The latest release stars Brie Larson as Marvel Studios’ first female lead super hero. Globally it has made $760 million, opening as the biggest ever origin film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes.
While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.
The film also stars Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Rune Temte, Algenis Perez Soto, Mckenna Grace, with Annette Bening, with Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.