‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Makes History on Disney+
A few days ago, an epic sequel hit Disney’s streaming platform. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has made history on Disney+!
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
The sequel to Black Panther has been recognized in various ways as of late. Its success pays tribute to Marvel Studios.
Angela Bassett won the Golden Globe for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, making it the first time an actor has ever won a major individual acting award for a Marvel movie! Afterward, Bassett became the first Oscar-nominated actress for a Marvel film.
Making History on Disney+
Now, Black Panther is making history again, via Disney’s streaming platform. Forbes reports that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has now become the most-streamed Marvel movie to premiere on Disney+!
The film bumped out other competitors such as Marvel’s Eternals, Black Widow, and Avengers: Endgame. On February 1, it arrived on Disney+, only three months after its premiere in theaters.
During the last 5 days, it’s accumulated more streamed hours than any other Marvel film over the same period of time. During opening weekend, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever brought in $181 million, breaking records at the box office.
Previously, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire boasted the biggest opening weekend in November, with over $158 million in 2013. As 2022 came to a close, Black Panther 2’s numbers topped $800 million at the global box office.
The sequel’s plot follows Wakandans in the aftermath of King T’Challa’s death. Currently, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is nominated for 5 Oscars with the 95th Academy Awards ceremony commencing on March 12, 2023.
Disney did not specify numbers when it comes to how many times the sequel was streamed. Congratulations are in order for Marvel, as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever makes history on Disney+!