T’Challa’s reign has now extended to the box office.
“Black Panther,” Marvel’s latest superhero venture, surpassed “The Avengers” at the box office Saturday, making it the highest-grossing superhero movie of all time in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Ryan Coogler-helmed flick pushed past Marvel’s 2012 ensemble film, which raked in $623.4 million.
Meanwhile, “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan, among others, has earned more than $1.2 billion worldwide since its Feb. 16 release.
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It has continued to shatter records, and has landed itself numerous biggest-hits titles, including third-biggest comic book adaptation globally.
And it seems the film’s quality has lived up to the hype “Black Panther” is currently tied with Disney’s “The Incredibles” for highest-rated superhero movie on Rotten Tomatoes. Both films earned a whopping 97% fresh rating.