Disney says 'Black Panther' is Raking it In

This image released by Disney shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' Photo: Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP
This image released by Disney shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther."

February 17, 2018 09:21 PM

"Black Panther" is so far raking it in over the holiday weekend.

The Walt Disney Co. estimated Saturday the Marvel Comics superhero movie earned $75.8 million domestically for its opening Friday, the eighth biggest day in industry history.

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Disney now estimates the movie will earn between $190 million and $210 million for the four-day Presidents Day weekend that started Thursday.

Besides the strong box office, the movie has been a critical success.

The Ryan Coogler-directed film stars Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther. It also features Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o.

Official box office estimates are out Sunday.

 

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