Published: Wed, January 10, 2018
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Black Panther ticket sales on Fandango already setting records

Black Panther ticket sales on Fandango already setting records

If presale tickets are any indication, Marvel's latest superhero film could be in for a big opening.

A Fandango poll showed that Black Panther is the second most anticipated 2018 movie. Deadpool now holds that distinction with $132.4 million.

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Black Panther set records this morning, selling more advance tickets in its first 24 hours than any previous Marvel Studios movie, edging out Captain America: Civil War for the crown. Additional cast members include Letitia Wright ("Urban Hymn", "Glasgow Girls"), Winston Duke ("Person of Interest, "Modern Family"), Florence Kasumba ("Captain America: Civil War", "Emerald City"), Sterling K. Brown ("Whiskey Tango Foxtrot", "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story") and John Kani ("Captain America: Civil War", "Coriolanus")". It's a clever and nearly seamless mix of crime genre entertainment and social commentary, making it an interesting pick as an influence on Black Panther, which Coogler described as a "bit of an espionage thriller" combined with a "family drama".

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"I've only seen a little ADR footage which I loved, just whets my appetite to see more so I can't wait", she said.

A GoFundMe campaign was launched this week to help the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem bring a group of children from that neighborhood to see the film next month.

Signing on to the Marvel universe could potentially mean more films beyond the Black Panther franchise. Let us know how excited you are for Black Panther by giving the movie your own ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating below.

Black Panther will be released in theaters on February 16, 2018.

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