Black Panther Crosses the R100m mark at Local Box Office
Marvel Studios film is the first to cross milestone in South Africa
In its ninth weekend of release (13-15 April 2018), Marvel Studios’ Black Panther crossed R100 million at the local box office with takings of nearly R101.2 million to date, becoming the first film to achieve this record in South Africa.
This record builds on Black Panther’s list of achievements on the African Continent. In its fifth weekend of release (16-18 March 2018), the film became the all-time top-grossing film in South Africa, adding to its previous records of the highest Saturday and February opening weekend and, of course, the biggest super hero film of all time. South Africa also joined East and West Africa in claiming the film as the highest grossing film of all time in these regions.
Whilst Black Panther is currently in cinemas nationwide, fans need not wait long to see T’Challa in a brand new adventure on the big screen, this time in Marvel Studios’ hotly anticipatedAvengers: Infinity War. An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. With bookings now open at www.avengersinfinitywar.co.za, the film releases in cinemas nationwide on .
In addition, Black Panther’s first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 2016’s Marvel Studios’ Captain America: Civil War, can be seen on M-Net Movies Marvel Studios Pop Up Channel that is currently running on DStv Channel 109 until 22 April 2018.
About Marvel Studios’ Black Panther
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life. Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, with Angela Bassett, with Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. The film is directed by Ryan Coogler and produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Nate Moore, Jeffrey Chernov and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole wrote the screenplay.
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