History has been made today, as Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has officially been nominated for Best Picture by the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This marks the first Marvel film to receive the nomination.
Panther shares a nomination with BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born, and Vice. It is also nominated for Best Original Score, Best Costume Design, Best Original Song, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, and Best Production Design.
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The 92nd Academy Awards will premiere on February 24th.
Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Serkis and John Kani. Check out the synopsis below:
“After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a 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.”
Black Panther is now available on Digital and Blu-ray.