"Black Panther" Moves Closer to $1 Billion Mark; Earns $700 Million Globally

02 March, 2018, 04:21 | Author: Gary Shelton
  • Marvel  Disney

Chadwick Boseman in a still from Black Panther.

With a weekend haul at an estimated $108 million, Black Panther has now grossed an estimated $700 million worldwide and became the fourth film in history to pass the $100 million mark in its second weekend, following on the heels of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", "Jurassic World," and "The Avengers".

The Force Awakens remains the champ in terms of biggest second weekend domestically with $149.2 million, not accounting for inflation.

England and Scotland asked to explain pre-match scuffle
The alleged offence took place shortly before half-time of Scotland's 25-13 NatWest 6 Nations victory at Murrayfield on Saturday. Six Nations Rugby said on Sunday it would be " writing to the unions to request clarification on what happened in the tunnel ".

Black Panther also showed off its staying power, with only a 47 percent drop in its audience numbers for the second weekend.

Revealing worldwide collection numbers, Deadline reports that Black Panther has surpassed $300 million in the global market with $83.8 million coming from the second-weekend box office collection. It seems to be just a matter of time before the film surpasses the $1 billion mark.

Forbes points out that while Black Panther sees no big competition at the box office, in a few weeks the film's run could be hampered in March due to many big releases. Directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the film stars Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Kyle Chandler. The comedy, which received a B+ CinemaScore, skewed notably older, with only 14 percent of ticketbuyers age 25 and younger.

Pak Border residents move to safer areas after huge shelling
The two armies have been exchanging intermittent small-arms and mortar fire over the past couple of years as ties deteriorated. Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police are on spot and looking after the people,".

Annihilation opened in fourth place with $11 million. That's more than half what it made last week.

Taking the No. 2 spot this week is "Game Night", bringing in an estimated $16.6 million in its debut weekend. Ryan also happens to be the director of the American superhero venture.

Rounding out the top tier are "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" at No. 6 with $5.7 million, "The 15:17 to Paris" at No. 7 with $3.6 million, "The Greatest Showman" at No. 8 with $3.4 million, "Every Day" at No. 9 with $3.1 million and "Early Man" at No. 10 with $1.7 million. Updated with revised grosses.

Murphy: No, the media does not love mass shootings
Loesch didn't change the substance of her arguments or make concessions, but she resisted many of her common lines of attack. Sheriff Scott Israel to NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch: "You just told this group of people that you are standing up for them".

Recommended:

  • Gary Neville gets busy listing players better than Mohamed Salah

    Gary Neville gets busy listing players better than Mohamed Salah

    But Liverpool regrouped and Adrian was in action again as he saved from Salah, Firmino and Mane in quick succession. Honestly, Manchester City are too far ahead and it will be hard to catch them.
    Kylie Jenner Got a Ferrari From Travis Scott

    Kylie Jenner Got a Ferrari From Travis Scott

    A source said: "Her relationship with Travis has made huge strides since having baby Stormi , and they are back in a good place". Kylie gave birth to Stormi on February 1, finally revealing that we weren't insane and she and Travis Scott were pregnant.
    Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea

    Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea

    Several other aid and missionary agencies said poor communications in the area made damage and injury assessment hard . The extent of damage, injuries or fatalities, if any, could not be immediately established.
  • UFC's Dana White: 'I'd Like to See Brock Lesnar Come Back'

    UFC's Dana White: 'I'd Like to See Brock Lesnar Come Back'

    Add into the mix that Lesnar's contract with the WWE is set to expire in just over a month and further fuel is poured on the fire. The other belt Velasquez is referencing to is his previous win over Lesnar back in 2010 for the UFC heavyweight title.
    Jaguars Stick with Bortles, Sign to Three-Year Extension

    Jaguars Stick with Bortles, Sign to Three-Year Extension

    That would be four potential difference makers, counting Robinson, that Bortles didn't have last season. That's the same time they can actually add a free agent quarterback. "He's very competitive.
    Russia's Su-57 fleet in Syria expands to four stealth jets

    Russia's Su-57 fleet in Syria expands to four stealth jets

    But the Russian government has distanced itself from the incident and its public comments have been subdued. Eliminating them by having them killed in Syria could "solve" the problems they continue to present.
  • Kamal Haasan's heartfelt tribute to Sridevi

    Kamal Haasan's heartfelt tribute to Sridevi

    Sridevi , our favourite actress of all time is no more. "She was an extraordinary talent", said the director cum actor. As I write this, social media is fighting about one language fans ignoring Sridevi's films from another language.
    'The Walking Dead' Showrunner Promises

    'The Walking Dead' Showrunner Promises "Incredible Impact" Following Carl's Death

    For his part, Lincoln himself has acknowledged that his future on the show is growing murkier with each passing episode. Do we want him to be this white?! Christian continued: "So, it's interesting for us to get the information as well".
    Wave of Taliban Attacks Kills at Least 20 Afghan Soldiers

    Wave of Taliban Attacks Kills at Least 20 Afghan Soldiers

    The Taliban, fighting to drive out foreign troops and re-establish their form of strict Islamic law, claimed responsibility. In a separate incident, three security personnel were killed in two suicide blasts in Helmand province, an official said.
  • Gaza Teenager Shot and Killed by Israeli Forces While Fishing

    Gaza Teenager Shot and Killed by Israeli Forces While Fishing

    He warned that government workers who were employed after 2007 have only got around one and a half salary in the past five months. Israel restricts fishing to a seasonally adjusted zone of between 6 and 9 nautical miles.
    USA  tourist questioned in Japan over torso and head

    USA tourist questioned in Japan over torso and head

    Video footage taken by a surveillance camera at the first apartment showed the man and the woman entering the building together. Separate footage also showed the man leaving the building alone multiple times carrying a large bag, according to local media.
    Bruins Sign Brian Gionta To One-Year Contract

    Bruins Sign Brian Gionta To One-Year Contract

    And as many people were eating breakfast this morning, the news officially broke: Rick Nash would be joining the Bruins . The 6-0, 198-pound defenseman was selected by Boston in the second round (49th overall) of the 2016 draft .


Popular

Barcelona ace Suarez: Coutinho very different man and player to Liverpool days
In the second half, Coutinho netted a sensational fifth before Suarez completed the rout, tapping in from Ousmane Dembele's cross. Visiting striker Portu gave Girona a surprise lead in the third minute of their first La Liga game at the Nou Camp.

Nene posts heartfelt tribute to agent Dan Fegan
A 29-year-old woman and Fegan's five-year-old son were critically injured in the crash and were airlifted to the hospital. The Aspen Times reports that the person who died was traveling in the SUV with two other people.

Texas transgender wrestler competes in state tournament
Many parents have been outraged to see their daughters wrestling someone who, effectively, has the strength of a young man. Beggs posed. "I can tell the state Legislature to change the policy, but I can't tell them to change it right now".

Nigerian government admits 110 girls still missing after Boko Haram raid
The girls went missing after jihadists stormed their school in the town of Dapchi in the north-eastern Yobe state on 19 February. And I was made to understand this morning that the defence ministry was disputing; that they did not withdraw anyone.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe calls Newcastle draw 'a odd afternoon'
Bournemouth and Newcastle are still in relegation danger, but Kevin Hatchard doesn't expect them to be too cautious this weekend. Newcastle dropped to 15th in the 20-team league and is only two points from the relegation zone. "After that, we lost control".

Central AL Forecast: Severe Weather Threat Over for Sunday
Shower and storm activity will continue through Sunday morning and potentially into early afternoon for Eastern Kentucky. On the low end we could see some central Alabama locations like Alexander City and Clanton with highs near 60.

Man blows himself up outside U.S. embassy in Montenegro
The United Arab Emirates on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack on the U.S. embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. Montenegro became the 29th country to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation a year ago .

New major storm will bring flooding, severe weather to central US
Monday and Tuesday should be mostly sunny with daytime highs approaching 50, and nighttime lows of 35. Highs throughout much of next week will be in the mid to upper 50s and even 60s a few days.

South Korea says United States sanctions on North will bolster United Nations resolutions
Cereal trade also slowed, with exports of rice totalling 180 tonnes to North Korea, down 4.3 per cent from a year ago. Mnuchin said Ivanka Trump had spoken to Moon about the new sanctions before the announcement.

Tech unicorn Dropbox files for US IPO
The service has 11 million paying users, but most of its more than 500 million users don't pay for the service. Dropbox, founded in 2007, posted revenue of about $1.1 billion past year , up 31% from $844.8 million in 2016.