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Black Panther gaining early traction set to be defining cinematic moment

BBC Minute: on Black Panther 'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman On His AfricanSuperhero: 'It's A Long Time Coming'
Wallace Pearson | 03 February, 2018, 02:25

"So, it's January 9, and yesterday around 10:30 a.m. the Black Panther tickets went on sale". And every time I tried, there was fewer seats!

The unsatisfied DC plans are even planning to create similar events for every future Marvel offering in the future.

Critical and celebrity reactions to Black Panther after Monday's world premiere have been as good as could be expected, with reviewers hailing the movie as "iconic" and "astonishing".

Advance ticket sales to Marvel's Black Panther are outpacing all superhero movies on Fandango.

Around 30 black characters have donned the lycra for the big screen since the early 1990s, including Marvel's Falcon (Anthony Mackie since 2014), Wesley Snipes's titular vampire hunter in Blade (1998) and Halle Berry's Kenyan princess Storm in four X-men movies.

Director Ryan Coogler recently revealed that another comic character nearly made his big screen debut in the new film, telling CinemaBlend that he and writer Joe Robert Cole considered introducing Elijah Bradley, a.k.a. Patriot, to the world of Wakanda. I am so grateful that our young people will see this film and their minds will be transformed.

Black Panther is released in United Kingdom cinemas on February 12th, with U.S. audiences getting the movie a few days later on February 16th.

Lupita N'yongo (above) appears at the premiere of Black Panther in Los Angeles.

The announcement came with the release of the Black Panther Hindi dubbed trailer.

Gay still encouraged people to see the film starring Chadwick Boseman by tweeting: "I hope you all support the movie enthusiastically".

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