Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is finally here and the film is already setting box office records.
According to Disney, Wakanda Forever took in $180 million at the domestic box office. The opening is one of the biggest of the year, but more astonishing is that the sequel has become the highest-grossing debut ever for the month of November. The original record belonged to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which made $158 million in November 2013.
Overseas the film grossed an addition $150 million, bringing its worldwide total to $330 million.
In Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba) fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda. Introducing Tenoch Huerta Mejía as Namor, ruler of a hidden undersea nation.
The film also stars Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livinalli. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, directed by Ryan Coogler and produced by Kevin Feige and Nate Moore.