‘Black Panther’ crosses $1b mark globally

Announcement comes on the 26th day of release for the blockbuster

09:36 March 11, 2018
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Disney’s megahit Black Panther has passed the $1 billion (Dh3.7 billion) mark at the global box office.

The studio said on Saturday that the milestone is based on Disney’s estimate of ticket sales. The announcement comes on the 26th day of release for the blockbuster. The movie is directed by Ryan Coogler and stars Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan.

Disney notes that Black Panther is the fifth film in its Marvel universe to reach the milestone. The others are The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man 3, and Captain America: Civil War.

The film has made $521 million in North America, becoming the No 2 superhero release of all time, surpassing The Dark Knight.