Black Panther

Black Panther crosses the $1 billion mark worldwide

  For four straight weeks, Marvel’s latest film remains the top film at the box office. For four straight weeks, Marvel’s latest film remains the top film at the box office. This weekend, it crossed the $1 billion mark in its worldwide box-office totals, after beating out the four-day totals of Disney’s last big movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Box Office says the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the first to stay in the top box-office slot for four straight weeks. The box office haul only adds to the impressive set of records that the film has already shattered: the largest February debut of all time (beating Dead Pool), the second largest Marvel debut (after The Avengers), and the highest grossing film by a black director. Will we see any movie like Black Panth...

“Let’s not wait for Hollywood,” actress Belinda Effah urges Nigerians to support Nollywood films like Black Panther

“Let’s not wait for Hollywood,” actress Belinda Effah urges Nigerians to support Nollywood films like Black Panther Popular Nollywood actress Belinda Effah has called on Nigerian citizens to consider supporting Nollywood films just like they are supporting Hollywood fantasy movie, Black Panther. Miss Effah hopes that Nigerians will give the same attention and support to Nollywood now that that the industry has grown and producers are releasing good movies daily. Her words: I pray peeps will support Nollywood movies like they do Wakanda. No bias, I love the movie. Then again, how do we grow when we don’t support our own. Constant badmouthing. Whatever Nollywood means to you, good or bad, we need your support. Let’s not wait for Hollywood to make to make Nollywo...

Nolywood can boost the GDP of Nigeria with foreign technical support – Paul Adefarasin

Nolywood can boost the GDP of Nigeria with foreign technical support – Paul Adefarasin After watching the movie Black Panther, House On The Rock pastor, Paul Adefarasin, has declared the need for the Nigerian film industry to plan for the future. Adefarasin, spoke on the strength of the Nigeria film industry at a special screening of Black Panther movie, organized by the US Consular Mission. In his words: The Nigeria film industry is recognised in the global economy as the third largest movie industry in the world. But it is very important that we seek more technical support and more integration with movie industries in America, Europe and in India. I think we can continue to improve our acting skill and make the movie industry grow and continue to hit the silver screen, not just at home b...

No Nigerian actor is good enough to feature in ‘Black Panther’, not even Genevieve – Controversial gay activist Bisi Alimi

No Nigerian actor is good enough to feature in ‘Black Panther’, not even Genevieve – Controversial gay activist Bisi Alimi Controversial UK-based Nigerian HIV and LGBT activist, Bisi Alimi has blasted Nigerian actors as well as Nigerian citizens for asking why there was no Nigerian actor in the record-breaking blockbuster movie “Black Panther” which clearly speaks about Africans. The openly gay and HIV positive Alimi, who is married to a white man in Britain, and flee Nigeria over a decade ago over his sexuality, said: The idea that their should have been a Nigerians actor in Black Panther is ludicrous. I am going to say this, as a matter of fact, there is no actor (male or female) in Nigeria that can act at such quality. Black Panther was not about “screaming...

“Wakanda has reversed history forever,” Jim Iyke says as he recommends Black Panther to fans

“Wakanda has reversed history forever,” Jim Iyke says as he recommends Black Panther to fans Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, is the latest to recommend the Marvel blockbuster movie, Black Panther, to fans. The actor who watched the movie in the cinema in Abuja over the weekend has something good to say about the flick generating a lot of buzz around the world. Here is Mr Iyke short review of the 2 hour 15 minute long Fantasy/Science fiction movie. He wrote on Twitter: Went to see #BlackPanther last Night. Can’t keep still. World! sit down and be humble. #Wakanda has reversed our history forever! Have you seen the movie?

Photos: How Africans in America dressed to go watch the movie Black Panther

Photos: How Africans in America dressed to go watch the movie Black Panther Nothing in the world has ever brought Africans together than Marvel’s game-changing, superhero all-black movie, Black Panther, which has been described by Marvel as the “best ever movie” in history. The Black Panther, which was released in the cinemas this month is a Box Office smasher and it’s beautiful how a movie can bring everyone together in such a way that people just feel so connected all at once. Black people all over the world, even those who have never been to Africa, have come to identify with the movie Black Panther and are being so extraordinary about it. African cinema-goers in America turned out to view the recently released American superhero film dressed in African attires f...

Top celebrities turn up for ‘Black Panther’ premiere in Lagos

Top celebrities turn up for ‘Black Panther’ premiere in Lagos The most anticipated movie of the year, Black Panther, which celebrates black excellence and diversity premiered over the weekend, on Friday 16th of February, at the IMAX Cinemas in Lekki in collaboration with Africa’s Global Bank – UBA. Omoni Oboli, Arese Ugwu, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Lala Akindoju, Mo Abudu, Noble Igwe and more celebrities were spotted on the black carpet all dressed up in their African attires, looking like the Kings and Queens they are. Check out the red carpet photos below. Who in your opinion donned the most beautiful outfit? Would you see the movie in the cinema?

Meet the 5 talented nigerians in the Hollywood movie Black Panther

Meet the 5 talented nigerians in the Hollywood movie Black Panther Black Panther, a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, raked in a whopping $75.8m on its opening yesterday. The movie features acts of black history including the likes of Michael Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o. But Nigerian acts aren’t left out. The movie is the first all-black feature cast and director movie and has been embraced by the black community as a big break for the black community. At the moment the movie Black Panther is one of the most anticipated films of the year. According to Guardian, they came up with a list of five talented Nigerians in the movie Black Panther. The list consists of only one woman. Check them out: 1. SOPE ALUKO Talk talent and Sope Aluk...

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