[Videos Black Panther Movie Expected To Bring In Over $200 Million This Weekend

It’s been called a “groundbreaking and a “masterpiece” and The Wallstreet Journal says it’s “A new kind of blockbuster” and Rolling Stone says “You’ve never seen anything like it in your life. ” The budget for “Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” was 200 Million starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Basset, Forrest Whitaker and more is set to debut higher than expected with $210 million over the four-day US President’s Day holiday weekend from 4,020 North American locations. The superhero film set in the fictional African nation of Wakanda features a nearly all-black cast was originally projected to bring in between $100 and $120 million but hype and buzz has built and after Thursday previews brought in 25.2 Million, the expectations of the film have grown. It’s the largest Thursday night preview gross for a February opener and the second-largest preview gross for a Marvel movie. Its Friday total, including Thursday’s previews, reached almost $76 million, marking the eighth-highest opening day ever and third largest for Marvel, according to comScore. Black Panther will set the record for the largest Presidents Day weekend opening as well higher than “Deadpool’s” 2016 record of $152 million. The film has also done well overseas, where it has grossed around $80 million since it began screenings Tuesday in several major markets such as the U.K., Hong Kong, and Taiwan. “Peter Rabbit” is expected to place second. “Fifty Shades Freed” in third spot, “Jumanji” in forth and rounding out the top 5 with “The 15:17 to Paris”

Source: Variety

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