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Disney launches ‘Black Panther’ animated series

LOS ANGELES: Marvel's Black Panther made quite an amount of money at the box office and Disney is not ready to part with the Black Panther glory even if its temporarily until the next movie comes out. With a $700 million domestic box-office tally, Black Panther will soon be making the transition to the small screen. Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest will technically be the fifth season of Disney XD’s popular Avengers Assemble series, it’ll focus squarely on the Wakandan king as he embarks on a series of…

Black Panther’s sister Princess Shuri gets own spin-off comic

LOS ANGELES: In Marvel's massively successful "Black Panther" film released this year, one of the major surprises was how the superhero's sister, tech genius Princess of Wakanda Shuri, stole the show. Now, she is getting her own comic book series. Marvel Comics has announced a spin-off series, to begin in October, in which Black Panther is lost on a mission to space, and Shuri is looked upon to step up to fill the void left by her big brother in their mythical home nation Wakanda. "The world fell in love with Shuri in…

Avengers: Infinity War scene ft. Black Panther and Hulk is now a desi meme

Avengers: Infinity War seems to have broken all records as the greatest superhero crossover and struck the right chord with fans all across the world. While it triggered a Avengers: Infinity War–Baahubali 2 meme series, many movie buffs created hilarious spoofs with scenes from the film. Now, another clip from the Marvel movie has garnered the attention of desi meme makers. Remember the scene between Hulk, played by Mark Ruffalo, and Wakanda’s King T’Challa? Chadwick Boseman who reprises Black Panther tells the former,…

‘Black Panther’ knocks out ‘Infinity War’

Superhero movie “Black Panther” scored a leading seven nominations on Thursday for the MTV Movie & TV awards, delivering a knockout punch to box-office blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War.” Supernatural television show “Stranger Things” landed six nods, MTV announced, including a best performance nomination for 14-year-old Millie Bobby Brown. The youth-oriented TV network, known for its irreverent award shows, again dispensed with gender classifications, placing men and women together in performance categories…

‘Black Panther’ ends 35-year Saudi cinema ban

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday unveiled its first cinema in over 35 years with a private screening of the blockbuster "Black Panther", the first in a series of trial runs before movie theatres open to the wider public. The invitation-only gala event comes after the conservative kingdom lifted the ban on cinemas last year as part of a far-reaching liberalisation drive, with US giant AMC Entertainment granted the first licence to operate movie theatres. Anticipation had been building after the authorities announced…

Only VIPs to attend as Saudi Arabia launches first new cinema

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is launching its first commercial movie theatre on Wednesday as it ends a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince. But ordinary Saudis must hold out a few more weeks before they can catch a film. Attendance to private screenings this month in Riyadh is by invitation only, with a public opening to follow in May, according to operator AMC Entertainment Holdings. Senior government officials, foreign dignitaries and select industry figures are expected to watch Marvel’s superhero…

Saudi Arabia to host cinema test screening with ‘Black Panther’

RIYADH: Blockbuster action flick "Black Panther" will play at a cinema test screening in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, the first in a series of trial runs before movie theatres open to the wider public next month. The kingdom lifted a 35-year ban on cinemas last year as part of a far-reaching liberalisation drive, with US giant AMC Entertainment granted the first licence to operate movie theatres. Anticipation had been building after the authorities announced earlier this month that Saudi Arabia's first cinema in over three…

‘Black Panther’ tops ‘Wrinkle’ as Disney dominates at the box office

"Black Panther" kept up its record-setting ways in North American theaters over the weekend, easily defeating a challenge from another Disney product, newly released "A Wrinkle in Time," to again dominate box offices, industry analysts said. The Disney/Marvel superhero collaboration took in an estimated $41.1 million for the three-day weekend, website Exhibitor Relations reported. That bumped it up to a domestic total of $562 million in its four weeks out, making it the seventh biggest domestic release ever. The film's…

African audiences celebrate ‘Black Panther’ release

KISUMU, KENYA: The release this week of Marvel Studios' latest superhero outing, "Black Panther", has triggered the enthusiasm of African movie fans and a sense of pride that Hollywood has finally plugged a gap. With an almost entirely black cast and a young African-American director, Ryan Coogler, the film has already won rave reviews for its stereotype-busting portrayal of Africa. After all the hype, select audiences in African countries have got a sneak preview of the new blockbuster -- and many agree it's an important…