Strong and powerful women, led by Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, graced the red carpet premiere for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” at the SM Mall of Asia IMAX Cinema the night before the movie’s official theatrical release. The first female-led superhero title in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) opened in Philippine cinemas yesterday, a fitting celebration of female empowerment this International Women’s Month.

The highly anticipated “Captain Marvel” tells the origin story of Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, played by Academy Award® winner Brie Larson. It also stars Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Annette Bening, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Honsou, Gemma Chan, Lashana Lynch, and Clark Gregg. Said to be the most powerful force in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel” takes the vast movie franchise higher, further, and faster.

Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” is now showing in Philippine theaters. Join the conversation online and use the hashtag #CaptainMarvelPH