Will Black Panther anchor the next phases of the MCU?

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It boasts a 95% black cast that in addition to the aforementioned names includes Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Florence Kasumba, Atandwa Kani, Forest Whitaker and Connie Chiume.

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

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Imax, which is playing "Black Panther" in more than 60 countries, said people are paying to see the film a couple of times, a quality that the biggest of the big movies share.

"Black Panther" hit that mark in just 10 days, tying it with "Jurassic World" as the second-fastest movie to reach $400 million.

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Disney-Marvel's Black Panther is dominating the box office with an astounding $108 million (Sh10 billion) sales at 4,020 North American locations- the second-highest second weekend ever behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Caucasians made up a bigger share of ticket buyers this time out, with 37 percent, compared to 35 percent on the film's opening weekend, while the African-American share went from 37 percent to 33 percent, according to comScore/Screen Engine. ("The Avengers" occupies the top spot, with $623 million). The Natalie Portman-starring Annihilation finished with a somewhat unimpressive $11 million in fourth place, but could benefit from decent word-of-mouth to gain some traction in the coming weeks.

Teachers from School 17 and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity started a GoFundMe campaign last month as part of the "Black Panther Challenge" to bring about 90 children to see the movie. With the global collection included, Black Panther minted $704 million. In Ryan Coogler's box-office smash, T'Chaka (who died in Captain America: Civil War) was seen in flashbacks wearing a more streamlined version of the suit similar to Chadwick Boseman's, but as per Park's images on Twitter, initially he proposed an option that was more decorative and comics-faithful. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, and Tessa Thompson costar. In ninth place was the fantasy-ish film Every Day with $3.1 million, this is the first release for the newly relaunched Orion Pictures. Orion insiders say that's a win, considering the film cost under $5 million to produce.

Bollywood actress Sridevi passes away
Sridevi has worked in over 270 films Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada movie industry before making her bollywood debut. Built her career over the years and in 2013 was awarded Padmashri for her contribution to Indian cinema.

Down two places, "Fifty Shades Freed" earns #5 with $6.9 million (cume now $89.6 million). Updated with revised grosses.

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