‘SNL’: Black Panther Figures Out White People and Learns About Police Violence on ‘Black Jeopardy’ (Video)

Chadwick Boseman joked during his monologue on “SNL” that it was unfortunate they waited so long to have him on because they’ve already done all the good “Black Panther” sketches, but they managed to pull a pretty great one off anyway by having T’Challa be a contestant on “Black Jeopardy.” “Boy this might be the … Read more

‘Black Panther’ Passes ‘The Avengers’ as Top-Grossing Superhero Movie at US Box Office

Marvel “Black Panther” is now one of the top five highest grossing films in domestic box office history, and the top superhero film on the charts. The latest Marvel movie passed the $623 million made by “The Avengers” on its sixth Saturday in theaters, grossing $7.76 million to bring its domestic total to $626.5 million. … Read more

‘Black Panther’ Could Beat ‘Death Wish’ and ‘Red Sparrow’ Combined at Box Office

“Black Panther” is expected to put up another spectacular performance at the box office as it heads into its third weekend in release. Last weekend, the Marvel movie had the second-biggest second weekend in box office history with $112 million, and could perform the same feat for the third weekend if it reaches analysts’ most … Read more

Jimmy Kimmel Gets People to Speak Out About the Crisis in Wakanda (Video)

Disney/Marvel As improbable as it may seem, apparently there are still some people out there who haven’t seen “Black Panther” yet. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” took it to the street on Friday’s episode for a Lie Witness News segment that asked the public to weigh in on the crisis in Wakanda — the fictional African country … Read more

‘Black Panther’ to Hit $500 Million Worldwide, Beats ‘Avengers’ Wednesday Record

After adding $29 million to its total on Wednesday, “Black Panther” now has a worldwide total of $491 million at the box office. The film will pass the half-billion mark today, hitting the milestone after just nine days in theaters. On the domestic side, “Black Panther” set a new box office record for the Marvel … Read more

What’s Next for the Cast of ‘Black Panther’ (Photos)

Marvel Studios “Black Panther” is a blockbuster watershed moment, smashing both box office records and expectations for what a majority African American film can do, and launching its brilliant cast to super-stardom. Here are the next projects the film’s stars have lined up. Marvel Studios 1. Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther)Boseman will next be seen reprising the … Read more

Why ‘Black Panther’ Matters: Finally I Can Look in a Mirror and Imagine a Superhero (Guest Blog)

Marvel Studios Something interesting happened this morning. I slipped on my usual black leotard and leggings for ballet class and as I was heading out the door, I caught my reflection in the mirror and smiled. “Yes,” I thought, “Black Panther.” It was the first time, in maybe ever, that I looked like a superhero … Read more

‘Black Panther’: Activist Group Launches Black Voter Registration Effort at Film Screenings

Marvel An activist group known as the Electoral Justice Project (EJP) has launched a black voter registration effort at screenings of “Black Panther” nationwide. An offshoot of the Movement for Black Lives, EJP was founded by Kayla Reed, Jessica Byrd and Rukia Lumumba last October and aims to fight for and advance the rights of … Read more

44 Movies With A+ CinemaScore Since 2000, From ‘Remember the Titans’ to ‘Black Panther’ (Photos)

Sony “Finding Forrester” (2000)  A writing prodigy finds an unlikely mentor in a reclusive author played by Sean Connery in this feel-good drama that won over first-weekend audiences. Disney “Remember the Titans” (2000)  Audiences cheered for the high school football drama starring Denzel Washington as a tough-talking coach. Pixar “Monsters, Inc.” (2001)  Pixar animated hits … Read more

‘Fifty Shades Freed,’ ‘Peter Rabbit’ to Recharge Box Office After Super Bowl

Universal With the Super Bowl behind us, studios are reentering the box office fray one weekend before “Black Panther” makes a run at “Deadpool”‘s President’s Day record. Leading the charge is Universal’s “Fifty Shades Freed,” based on the final installment of E.L. James’ best-selling erotic novel trilogy. Trackers have the film scoring an opening in … Read more