Marvel's Black Panther takes a huge bite out of box office records

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Aside from Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis, "Black Panther" is a virtually all-black cast featuring some of the best African-American talent Hollywood has to offer.

"Black Panther" burst past industry projections and will set a record with $192 million in ticket sales by the close of business Sunday evening, an analyst said Sunday. It is the studio's 18th straight number one opening.

About 75 members of the Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County and their chaperones piled into a theater to watch "Black Panther, " Marvel's first film starring an African-American character.

Sony's action adventure comedy film "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" landed in fourth place with an estimated USD7.95 million in its ninth weekend, taking in an impressive USD377.62 million in North America to date.

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They break free and Cerrone lands a right hand. "I didn't even know it was 10 seconds left either", Cerrone said. Nate Diaz rematch in 2018, a fight seven years in the making? "I was just going for the finish".

With its current momentum, Black Panther should eclipse that total within a couple of weeks.

"We have this bold, sophisticated hero stepping into the spotlight for the first time, and it's been a blast to work with the Lexus team to build out a story that'll familiarise fans with T'Challa as well as his advanced home nation of Wakanda".

Kevin Feige, co-president of Marvel Studios, told Variety that he couldn't confirm a sequel but added that there are many Black Panther stories Marvel wants to tell, even going so far as to saying he's hopeful director Ryan Coogler would return for a sequel. "If you have any good ideas, put it in the movie you're making".

"When I was speaking to some of the students, they were like "you know what, this gives us an opportunity to see us represented on screen in roles that are powerful roles and roles where the characters" color has agency and their shaping their own destiny, '" Jervais said. If you don't, you might not be able to make another one.

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