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Black Panther: a success in theaters

Black Panther: a success in theaters

This weekend’s release of “Wakanda Forever”, the second installment of the “Black Panther” saga, was a success.

 

With $180 million in receipts between Friday and Sunday in the United States and Canada, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” ranks as the 13th highest grossing film in history, according to Box Office Mojo. It is also the second highest grossing film of the year with a total of $330 million worldwide, behind “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”.

 

Des derniers Avengers à Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, comment Marvel prépare l'avenir de sa saga
© Marvel Studios/Disney

 

In France, one million tickets have already been sold: “This is a sensational release, especially for a mid-November release,” says David Gross of Franchise Entertainment Research.

 

“This incredible performance is indicative of the incredible strength of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the significant consumer interest in experiencing these events in a theatrical environment. Congratulations to our partners at Disney and Marvel Studios for producing such a compelling film that delighted audiences in theatres,” said Sean Gamble, president and CEO of US theatre chain Cinemark.

 

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The first Black Panther film, released in 2018, the first blockbuster starring a black superhero, became a cultural phenomenon. It grossed over $1.3 billion, collecting an Oscar nomination for Best Picture along the way.

 

 

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The new Black Panther movie pays a heartfelt tribute to Chadwick Boseman, the star of the first film, who died of cancer in 2020. The actor makes appearances in flashbacks as T’Challa, the ruler of the fictional African kingdom of Wakanda Letitia Wright has taken over from the actor to reincarnate the Black Panther. To do so, the champion must protect the sub-Saharan Afro-futuristic and now quasi-matriarchal kingdom of Wakanda from foreign lusts.

 

 

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