Black Panther 2 Advance Ticket Sales Have Surpassed Those of Doctor Strange 2!
The highly anticipated Black Panther sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is set to release this week. However, advanced ticket sales for the upcoming film are lagging behind another big MCU film from earlier this year.
According to a recent report from Deadline, the sequel’s advance ticket sales through Sunday are currently at over $45 million. Even while it is tremendously impressive, ticket sales for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness at the same time earlier this year were 20% higher. Prior to its domestic debut in May 2022, the movie had made $85 million in advance sales and was regarded as one of the most eagerly awaited Marvel Studios productions in recent memory.
Wakanda Forever, despite being compared to the sequel to Doctor Strange, nevertheless sells well. According to the same Deadline article, the movie has surpassed Thor: Love and Thunder, which earned $48 million before its stateside release, by 40% in advance ticket sales.
Wakanda Forever is still anticipated to be a huge movie office hit, despite falling behind Doctor Strange. The movie is anticipated to launch between $175 and 185 million in its domestic release and more than $350 million worldwide.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, based on the Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, will continue to explore the extraordinary realm of Wakanda and all of the rich and varied characters that were introduced in the previous movie.
Most of the original cast members, including Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Angela Bassett as Ramonda, Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Winston Duke as M Baku, and Florence Kasumba as Ayo, will be back. Tenoch Huerta (Narcos: Mexico) as Namor, Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You) as Aneka, Mabel Cadena as Namora, and Alex Livinalli as Attuma join them as franchise newbies.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is being directed by Ryan Coogler once more from a screenplay he is co-writing with Joe Robert Cole. Kevin Feige and Nate Moore are in charge of producing it, and Victoria Alonso, Louis D. Esposito, and Barry Waldman are executive producers.