Marvel's next big superhero movie, Captain Marvel, hits theaters in March, and it's expected to make a lot of money. Variety reports that early tracking estimates peg the movie at bringing about $ 100 million for its opening in the US and Canada. If the word of mouth stays strong and grows more positive still, the opening-weekend figure could be a balloon to $ 120 million or more, the report said.
If Captain Marvel makes around $ 100 million for his opening, that would put it in line with another major comic book featuring a female hero for the first time: Wonder Woman. That film made $ 103 million in the domestic market for its opening weekend. He went on to bank around $ 41
Captain Marvel stars as Brie Larson as Carol Danvers AKA Captain Marvel. Jason Law, Samuel L. Jakcosn, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, and Ben Mendelsohn
Larson will play Captain Marvel again in April's Avengers: Endgame. She can play a big role in the movie, as the end-credits sequence of Avengers: Infinity War saw Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury reaching out to Captain Marvel to save the world.
In other news, here's a video of Larson pushing a 5,000-pound truck to train for Captain Marvel. You can watch the latest TV trailer for Captain Marvel in the video embed above