'Captain Marvel' joins the billion-dollar club

Cape Town – Captain Marvel has joined the billion-dollar club at the global box office. 

The film starring Brie Larson has surpassed $1 billion in ticket sales - it has grossed $358m in North America and $645m worldwide - reports Variety.

Captain Marvel is the seventh film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to reach this milestone. Other films include Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, The Avengers, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Iron Man 3

Brie shared the news on Instagram. Alongside a Captain Marvel poster she wrote: "Our girl Carol Danvers just joined the One Billion Club! Thank you endlessly to everyone for helping us cross this milestone. It has been an absolute pleasure sharing this character with the world. I’ve loved seeing the cosplay, fan art and passionate words about our HERo. Cheers to you all! Higher, Further, Faster baby!"


Fans will get to see Captain Marvel again in Avengers: Endgame set to his cinemas on Friday, 26 April.