‘Captain Marvel’ to Blast Past $250 Million in Domestic Box Office on 2nd Weekend

Published on Mar 16, 2019

‘Captain Marvel’ to Blast Past $250 Million in Domestic Box Office on 2nd Weekend

Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” continues to fly high in its second weekend at the box office, as it is estimated to earn $70 million from domestic receipts after making $19 million on Friday.

While that weekend total would signify a higher drop-off than “Black Panther” — 54 percent compared to 44 percent for the 2018 hit — a $70 million result would be the second-highest second weekend total in March box office history, sitting only behind the “Beauty and the Beast” remake’s $90 million made in 2017. With this result, the 10-day domestic total for “Captain Marvel” will rise to $266 million.

In second and third are this weekend’s new releases, Paramount’s “Wonder Park” and CBS Films/Lionsgate’s “Five Feet Apart.” “Wonder Park” is in second with an estimated $17 million opening from 3,838 screens, slightly better than the $10-14 million start expected by trackers. The animated film faces a tumultuous production that includes the firing of director Dylan Brown

Read full article at: The Wrap

Author: Jeremy Fuster