The Marvels Happens to Be the Least Expensive MCU Movie Since Ant-Man

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By Wanda

The Marvels is one of the lowest-budgeted movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise since 2015, as was recently reported.

The cost of The Marvels has been revealed, and it did not reach the figure that the comic book enthusiasts expected. The Marvels director Nia DaCosta disclosed in an interview that the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film grossed $130 million. This places The Marvels parallelly with 2015’s Ant-Man as the least expensive MCU movie to date. Captain Marvel (2019) had a margin between $152 million to $175 million, while the latest two MCU films, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, broke boundaries and hit a $200 million budget. Remarkably, at $130 million, The Marvels is the highest-grossed film ever directed by a Black woman, leaving behind Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time, which had a budget of $100 million.

The Marvels is the highly awaited sequel of Captain Marvel which revolves around the journey of Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) after the events of Avengers: Endgame, and her cameo in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris), Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel (Iman Vellani), and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), join her this time, with the events of The Marvels taking place after their respective wonderful adventures in WandaVision, Ms. Marvel, and Secret Invasion.

In this upcoming movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Nick Fury plays a significant role in uniting the three female superheroes when their powers become conjoined, shifting places on switching to their abilities. They must also face Kree supervillain Dar-Benn (Zawe Ashton), who is in possession of the Accusers’ hammer.

The Marvels set to release on IMAX screens

IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond revealed that both The Marvels, and The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes and Killers of the Flower Moon, will run on IMAX screens across the country. This decision was made after Dune: Part Two was rescheduled to release in 2024, squaring out sufficient time for IMAX to feature these three films and then anticipate the Dune release in March 2024.

The Marvels removes a significant cameo

The Marvels will observe the return of certain phenomenal characters like Randall Park’s Jimmy Woo, but Marvel Studios originally intended to bring a Marvel hero from the comics, likely to be portrayed by Clive Owen or George Clooney. However, this plan was aborted after the production began and the character was suddenly cut off from the movie. It is highly uncertain if The Marvels will consist of any cameos from the MCU heroes.

The Marvels is scheduled to hit the theatres on November 10th.