Black Panther continues to break records with its ticket sales. First there were the reports that it sold more tickets in its first 24 hours than any other Marvel movie.
Now, the Alamo Drafthouse is saying that the film is selling better than all superhero movies of the last year.
Black Panther is the next film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and focuses on T’Challa as he assumes the throne of Wakanda and the mantle of Black Panther, his country’s protector.
Alamo Drafthouse is also using the movie’s ticket sales as part of the Black Panther Charity Drive, allowing moviegoers to add $1, $3, or $5 to their ticket price. The donations go to community groups in each theater’s area.
Directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Florence Kasumba, Winston Duke, Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett, Black Panther claws its way into theaters Feb. 16.