Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain Marvel‘, which hit theatres worldwide last week, emerged as the biggest blockbusters ever led by a woman. The twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) ‘Captain Marvel’ which released on International Women’s Day, is the Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero film.
According to Studio estimates, the film opened to $153 million domestically and $455 million globally. This is not the only record it set up, it created history by setting a new worldwide mark for a film directed or co-directed by a woman. The film was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who previously made the indies “Half Nelson” and “Mississippi Grind.”