Captain Marvel opens tonight, with most reviews being positive, and our own reviews calling it “mostly delightful” and “just fine, […] the New England Patriots of movies.” Now Marvel has dropped a new clip (above) and Jimmy Kimmel Live! has debuted a totally real, definitely not a mashup video filled with more ’90s nostalgia (below).
The clip above shows Nick Fury trying to take on Ben Mendelsohn‘s shape-shifting Skrull villain, Talos, with an assist from Captain Marvel and a familiar-looking rookie S.H.I.E.L.D. agent (Clark Gregg).
Captain Marvel is currently tracking to open in the $125 million to $145 million range in the US box office this weekend, with Fandango reporting the film’s sold more advance tickets than any movie since Avengers: Infinity War. It’s on pace to be the second-highest grossing superhero debut, second only to Black Panther.
Fandango also polled over 1,000 Captain Marvel ticket buyers about what they’re most looking forward to about the movie:
98% are looking forward to seeing how Captain Marvel connects to the ongoing Avengers storyline.
92% are looking forward to the movie’s ‘90s setting.
81% are excited about seeing Captain Marvel because they hope it will provide more answers to Infinity War before seeing Endgame.
75% are looking forward to seeing the “de-aging” process used on Samuel L. Jackson to portray a younger Nick Fury and on Clark Gregg as rookie Agent Coulson.
Speaking of that ’90s setting and a younger Samuel L. Jackson, here’s a thing that now exists in this world: