Black Panther Sets MCU Record for First Day Tickets Sold

Marsha Scott
January 11, 2018

After trying and failing to secure Black Panther tickets, a bewildered Lupita Nyong'o shared her thrilled surprise and slight irritation via Twitter.

Earlier in the day, Fandango announced that the film had set a record for pre-sale tickets for a Marvel movie during its first 24 hours. Though presales have been great, it remains to be seen if Black Panther will repeat Civil War's $179 million opening.

Black Panther is supposedly Marvel's next risky film in the vein that Guardians of the Galaxy was risky.

King T'Challa made his Marvel debut in Captain America: Civil War where he stood with Iron Man as the Avengers did battle amongst each other.

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The movie ticket sales site said on Wednesday that pre-sale tickets for Black Panther outpaced the first-day advance sales of 2016's Captain America: Civil War, which previously had the best first day of pre-sales for a movie from Walt Disney's Marvel Cinematic Universe. Let us know how excited you are for Black Panther by giving the movie your own User Anticipation Rating below. Those not lucky enough to get a ticket for opening night will have to wait until February 16 to see the much-hyped superhero flick.

Black Panther now has a User Anticipation Rating of 4.17 out of 5, making it the second most anticipated upcoming comic book movie among Users. The album will feature music from and inspired by Marvel Studios' Black Panther film including the lead single, "All The Stars", featuring Kendrick Lamar and label mate SZA, produced by Sounwave.

"Black Panther" also brings together an assemble cast including Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, and Forest Whitaker.

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