Black panther takes 1 billion dollars at the box office

Marvel’s superhero movies, Black Panther has taken more than a billion dollars (£794m) at cinemas around the world.

It is the fifth feature film based on the Disney movie Marvel Universe to hit the milestone.

The film is starring Chadwick Boseman as the crime-fighting king of the Coupled, and an imaginary African country with the most advanced technology on earth.

Oscar winner Lupita nyong’o, Michael B Jordan and Daniel Kaluuya will play a key role, with The Hobbit star, Martin Freeman as CIA agent Everett Ross.

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The film has been widely praised as game-changing, even by Michelle Obama for having a largely black cast and a black director, Ryan Coogler.

Box office analyst Jeff Bock told the New York Times: “think of it as a crumbling wall. In terms of Black Panther, no study can still say, ‘Oh, black movies do not travel abroad, the interest will be minimal.'”

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Based on the Disney estimate of ticket sales, the film surpassed the $1 billion mark, the 26 day of its release.

The movie information site IMDB, says 32 films have marked a box-office billion, including the 2012 James Bond offering Skyfall, 2017, the beauty and the Beast reboot starring Emma Watson, modern and classic children’s Frozen. A hero among the heroes

At the beginning of this week the UNITED kingdom saw a Black Panther was out-selling fellow superhero outings of Iron Man, Thor and Captain America, after the receipt of £35.4 m in three weeks.


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Signs of the success of the film were good from the beginning – the Black Panther more than doubled the amount it was expected to take in the USA and Canada over its opening weekend.

Last month, the director Mr. Coogler has written a heartfelt letter thanking the fans for their support.

“I have trouble finding the words to express my gratitude at this moment.”, has written.

“Never in a million years, we can’t imagine that everything would come out this strong.

“Thank you for giving our team of directors the greatest gift: The opportunity to share this film, that we have poured our heart and soul, with you.”

Patty Jenkins, the director, has smashed the record with him in the 2017 Wonder Woman, he has shared his joy for ” Black Panther “incredibly successful”.

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