The Marvels bombs at weekend box office after anti-woke backlash

– "The Marvels" had the lowest-grossing opening weekend in 15 years since the release of the original Iron Man.

– The film opened to $47 million domestically and just under $100 million worldwide.

– Brie Larson returned as Captain Marvel, alongside Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Teyoniah Parris, and Iman Vellani from Disney+ series WandaVision and Ms. Marvel.

– The original Captain Marvel faced criticism for its efforts to promote "more diversity and inclusion."

– Larson faced backlash when she suggested her critics were sexist and racist.

– Larson had taken steps to make her press days more inclusive, as highlighted in an interview.

– "The Marvels" director Nia DaCosta discussed race in a Vanity Fair interview, emphasizing the challenges faced by Black women.

– The article seems to connect the film's performance to previous controversies and discussions around diversity and inclusion in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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