“When my 9 year old son sat in the movie theater SHOOK seeing a black superhero on a big screen.”
Black Panther doesn’t hit theaters until Feb. 16, but its already become a phenomenon.
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As BuzzFeed News reported last month, the Marvel film is projected to make $100 million to $140 million over its opening weekend, and is beating every other superhero film in advanced sales, according to Fandango.
All of this for a movie with a predominately black cast, which unfortunately is still a rarity in Hollywood, centered around a fictional African nation.