Critics and audiences pointed two thumbs straight up.
It’s no surprise the cast of Black Panther has exceptional chemistry on and off screen, but this takes things to a whole new level!
Following this massive wave of positivity, Coogler, who previously helmed Fruitvale Station and Creed, penned a heartfelt letter to fans, thanking them for supporting Black Panther.
“Results like this go beyond anything anyone ever could have hoped for”, said Dave Hollis, president of global distribution at Disney.
All of the celebrated Black talent that is showcased in the Marvel blockbuster film Black Panther have had the best of the best in terms of training and technique. Spider-Man: Homecoming depicts a coming-of-age tale, Captain America: Winter Soldier is a political thriller, Avengers: Age of Ultron is a sci-fi movie, and Ant-Man is a heist flick.
If you’ve been on social media at all recently, you’ll likely have seen users raving about the new superhero movie, Black Panther. “But also, a big part of it too says very clearly that inclusion and representation matter”.
The film has prompted other celebrities as well as educators, philanthropists, and business owners to pull together their resources to bring children of color to see it.
Shuri is the tech genius behind her elder brother T’Challa and his Black Panther wizardry, through her innovative use of Vibranium to build a technologically advanced Wakanda.
If anyone knows this, it’s one of Black Panther’s stars Lupita Nyong’o, who posted a moving tribute about the film’s success to Instagram.
Since then, “Black Panther” has become a must-see event as it veers into record-setting territory. The movie reaped 2 million over the long weekend, earning the second-biggest four-day opening weekend, following Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and the biggest Monday ever. We’re lucky to have achieved working out how to use the washing machine properly at 31) to write an open letter of thanks to the fans who have turned out to support the film.
Aron added, “We especially want to congratulate, thank and salute all those at The Walt Disney Company who are responsible for movies with such extraordinary and wide-ranging appeal”.