Educators, philanthropists, celebrities, and business owners are pulling together their resources to bring children of color to see the film "Black Panther".More news: How effective is this year's flu shot?
The movie was already deemed a must-see even weeks ago during its January red carpet premiere, so it was a surprise to no one when "Black Panther" not only launched to a strong opening weekend but also to a box-office-breaking premiere. Jordan (who plays villain Erik Killmonger) recently told EW, "There's talks and conversations in the film about identity, culture, history, heritage, love, pain, sorrow, happiness - it's a lot!".More news: After Nearly 20 Years, Rae Carruth Speaks Out In Letter
Will Smith has heaped praise on the Black Panther cast, saying they have potentially shattered Hollywood stereotypes. "We mobilized our entire portfolio of digital properties to drive ticketing for this blockbuster film, including offering an exclusive poster from Fandango FanShop with a ticketing purchase, to a full suite of "Black Panther" branded movie ticket gift cards, and more".More news: Russian Federation urges U.S. not to play with fire in Syria
Black Panther's three day weekend came in at $201.7 million, eclipsing Justice League's $93.8 million by a whopping margin. And don't think that meant just throwing on a Black Panther T-shirt. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakandan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.
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