Black Panther, which opens in three weeks, is now tracking between $100 million and $120 million for it’s initial North American release. Black Panther could have the largest opening weekend of any Marvel solo franchise’s debut film, assuming that the final number falls within the end of that projected range.
Projections, as well as the final amount, could increase as tracking will continue each week up until the movie’s release. Spider-Man: Homecoming currently tops the list of the biggest box office debut for the first film in a solo MCU franchise, with $117 million, even though it was Spider-Man’s sixth solo outing since 2002. it’s still the very first Spidey film to take place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Black Panther had the highest first day of advanced ticket sales since Marvel Studios’ inception. Many groups and other community organizations have been buying out theaters to host screenings for the highly anticipated film. It’s shaping up to be what looks like a big opening weekend for the Ryan Coogler directed blockbuster.
Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) springs into action when an old enemy threatens the fate of his nation and the world.
Black Panther will hit theaters on February 16, 2018.
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