Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

'Black Panther' Has The Most Pre-Sale Tickets For An MCU Movie

'Black Panther' Has The Most Pre-Sale Tickets For An MCU Movie

Online retailer Fandango's editor Erik Davis has reported that The Black Panther movie has broken the record of most pre-sold tickets for the Marvel Cinematic Universe on Fandango.

New "Black Panther" trailer features several characters and new music from Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples. The story picks up after the events of Civil War, with King T'Challa returning to Wakanda only to find that there are enemies conspiring to destroy his kingdom.

It also showcases the struggle for power in Wakanda.

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"To me nothing is more important than inclusion and representation for children", he said.

While we are still waiting for a more substantial look into the movie, perhaps Marvel is keen on leaking details slowly, piece by piece.

Marvel Studios' Black Panther is the first mainstream solo movie of the modern era to star a black superhero. "Every time I tried, [there were] fewer seats!"

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The film will be released at the American box office next month‚ as part of a "cross-nation release" including South Africa and other African countries (a first for a Disney film) on February 16. "Black Panther" is directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Ryan Coogler and stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Oscar® victor Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira, among others.

The actress jokingly took to Twitter this afternoon to lament how she was unable to get tickets to see the movie herself on opening night.

"Black Panther" pre-sale tickets went so quickly not even star Lupita Nyong'o could snag some.

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A GoFundMe campaign to secure Black Panther tickets for kids in Harlem has done far better than expected. Black Panther opens on February 16, which is part of the four-day President's Day holiday weekend and adjacent to Valentine's Day which falls on a Wednesday this year. So Yonkers, New York, native and marketing consultant Fredrick Joseph set out to give hundreds of Harlem kids the chance to see themselves reflected in the film.

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