‘Black Panther’ Has Highest-Grossing Opening Day At UK & Irish Box Office

Black Panther Chadwick Boseman MarvelMarvel’s Black Panther is continuing to break records ahead of its theatrical release in North America. The Ryan Coogler-directed film has already managed £2.67m (roughly $3.74 million USD), scoring the biggest opening day of 2018 at the UK and Irish box office.

Not only has the highly anticipated film topped the opening day numbers for Thor: Ragnarok and Doctor StrangeBlack Panther is on track to have the highest-grossing opening of any standalone Marvel Cinematic Universe film to date and is selling more advance IMAX tickets than any previous Marvel film. It has also become the most most-tweeted-about film in the world in 2018.

Black Panther follows Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the newly minted King of Wakanda, when he returns home to face a threat from within that could have global ramifications.

Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke,  Florence Kasumba, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Serkis and John Kan.

Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

Black Panther hits theaters on February 16, 2018.

Source: The Guardian

10 Characters That Need To Be Avengers In Marvel’s Phase Four

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Avengers Superhero Stories ThriveAvengers: Infinity War arrives this year, and will be followed by a currently untitled fourth Avengers film that will close off Phase 3 and will mark a new chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In Phase 4 it is safe to say audiences will meet a new roster of the Avengers.

Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America have been the pillars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since its inception, as their individual films have guided lead audiences into each Avengers film. But with the next two Avengers film it is safe to say the curtain will set for those three. That means the Avengers as audiences know them will change dramatically. This means the team will need some new members, ones that will make a big impression to fill the shoes of their predecessors.

While the status of other founding members like the Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye and more up in the air right now, part of the fun in the Avengers comics is the ever-changing roster. The latest roster for the Avengers needs to make a statement. This isn’t the same old Avengers, this is the beginning of a new chapter. Some characters should be upgraded, others will take center stage as the new tentpole franchises, and the Avengers will be new.

Here are the ten characters that should make up the roster for Marvel’s New Avengers. Click Next to get started!

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Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff is a Film/TV Reporter and the News Editor at Heroic Hollywood.