24 February, 2018
In fact, Forbes says it's the second biggest non-sequel debut record in the Marvel Universe, just behind 'The Avengers.' They also note that 'Black Panther' is the "Biggest opening weekend ever for any movie not directed by a white guy". As a matter of fact, Deadline reports that the Marvel epic is now eyeing a second weekend in the region of $104 million and $109 million, which, to put things into perspective, is still bigger than Justice League's opening weekend ($97 million).
The all-time record holder for a Tuesday is Star Wars: The Last Jedi with $37.3M, a number Marvel is unlikely to ever best.
Tuesday's worldwide take was $14.6 million for a total of $199.2 million, led by the United Kingdom with $28.5 million and South Korea with $28.3 million.
The higher Monday figure gives "Black Panther" the second biggest four-day weekend, behind only the $288.1 million of "The Force Awakens".
Pirates Acquire Dickerson From Rays
The outfielder/DH hit.282/.325/.490 with a career-best 27 home runs and 2.6 fWAR in 629 PA a year ago , making the All-Star game. MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that the Rays have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent outfielder Carlos Gomez .
Mark Cuban "sick to my stomach" over abuse allegations by Mavs employees
Yesterday we notified the league office and immediately hired outside counsel to conduct a thorough and independent investigation. Owner Mark Cuban was made aware of the situation and addressed the issue during a meeting with business-side employees this week.
OPEC, Russia See Oil Glut Dissipating at a Faster Rate
Global oil demand for 2018 was estimated to grow by 1.6-million barrels a day due to an "encouraging environment", he said. April Brent crude oil is at 464.90, down $0.80 or -1.22%.
But is Black Panther truly worthy of the praise? Where would Black Panther really place among those films?
With a stellar domestic start and a solid global launch so far, it's quite probable that "Black Panther" will join the 32 films with $1 billion in worldwide earnings by the end of its run.
Duke, 31, was one of the several standout cast members of an already star-packed cast that featured Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Sterling K. Brown, and more. Its success has given the US box office a major lift, with 2018 grosses up 7.3% to $1.64 billion as of February 19, according to comScore.