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MCU's Latest Release, The Marvels, Suffers Historic Second-Week Box Office Drop

The Marvel s, the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe ( MCU ), has experienced a significant setback in its second week at the box office, marking the most substantial drop for any MCU film to date. This has reignited discussions around the potential onset of Marvel fatigue among fans.

Despite featuring a star-studded cast including Brie Larson and Samuel L.
Jackson, The Marvels, serving as both a sequel to Captain Marvel and a continuation of Disney+ shows WandaVision and Ms. Marvel, fell short of expectations at the box office. The film revolves around Captain Marvel, Monica Rambeau , and Ms. Marvel as they confront an alien threat while navigating the intricacies of their intertwined powers.

In its second week, The Marvels experienced a staggering 79% drop in box office revenue, surpassing even the disappointing performance of the Morbius movie. Previously, Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania held the record for the largest second-week drop at 69.9%.

As new releases, such as The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, vie for audience attention, The Marvels faces additional challenges at the box office.

Nevertheless, some cast members remain focused on the enjoyment of the audience rather than the box office figures. Iman Vellani , who portrays Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel, expressed her indifference towards the low box office numbers in a recent interview with Yahoo Entertainment.

“[The box office] has nothing to do with me,” Vellani stated. “I’m happy with the finished product, and the people that I care about enjoyed the film. It’s genuinely a good time watching this movie, and that’s all we can ask for with these films.”

(With AI Inputs)

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