The new Marvel movie Black Panther has also in the Netherlands in the opening weekend of the competition pulverized. The action-packed movie, all of the cheering reviews got, pulled in the weekend nearly 150,000 visitors, almost twice as much as the sm-drama Fifty Shades Freed on the second place.
Black Panther draws with these figures set the record for the best Marvel opening ever and best opening for a film in February ever, distributor Disney on Monday known. Not only in the Netherlands breaks Black Panther all the records; in the U.S., is heading the action-packed movie on an opening weekend of 218 million dollars. The film about the famous Marvelpersonage applies is already a milestone because the cast almost entirely of dark actors. In addition, prices critics, the underlying socio-critical comment in the story. The American media have Black Panther for that reason, been called ‘a phenomenon’.
In the last few years, there was much criticism of Hollywood because of the lack of dark actors would be cast. It was also the film industry ‘whitewashing’ is blamed, or the casting of white actors as well as dark as well as Asian and latino characters. The film is the final scene after) apart from the other Marvel titles, and talks about T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), who after the death of his father returns to the African nation of Wakanda to his rightful place as king. An old enemy shall however also be entitled to the throne, a claim that the survival of the world in danger.
The superheldenfilm is made by the young director Ryan Coogler, who previously acclaimed drama like Fruitvale Station, and Creed delivered. Starring alongside Boseman are played by Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Andy Serkis and Martin Freeman.