Movie Talk: ‘Captain Marvel’ Opens Higher, Further, Faster than Any Female-Led Film

     March 11, 2019

On today’s episode of Movie Talk, John Rocha, Haleigh Foutch and Mark Reilly discuss the following:

  • Captain Marvel soared to a $153 million opening and a $455 global opening to become the highest grossing opening weekend for a female-fronted film.
  • Annapurna Pictures released a first red-band trailer for Booksmart which marks the directorial debut of Olivia Wilde.
  • In an interview with LADbible, Ben Affleck revealed that he is open to the possibility of returning to the DCEU to direct a film for the franchise.
  • Variety is reporting that Tom Holland is in talks to star in Joe Russo and Anthony Russo‘s next feature film, Cherry.
  • Discussing Films is reporting that Dave Franco will make his directorial debut with The Rental that will star Alison Brie and Dan Stevens.

Photo by Francois Duhamel / Annapurna Pictures

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