Black Panther has sold more presale tickets than any Marvel movie ever

Ryan Coogler’s upcoming superhero film beats out the prerelease tally for Captain America: Civil War.

Presale tickets for Black Panther now exceed the amount sold for Captain America: Civil War, giving Ryan Coogler's upcoming superhero epic the crown for most presale tickets sold for any Marvel movie. Tickets for the film went onsale Monday.

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While it's unlikely that Black Panther will become the top-grossing Marvel movie ever – that's still The Avengers – the presale numbers for Black Panther could indicate a strong opening weekend at the box office. Deadline's estimates put the film anywhere between the best February weekend box office of all time to a decent $80 million.

Black Panther is in theaters February 16, 2018. Kendrick Lamar and his label Top Dawg Entertainment will produce the soundtrack, which will feature a new song from Lamar and SZA called "All The Stars," as well as Kendrick/Vince Staples collab. Watch a new trailer for the film here.

January 10, 2018
Black Panther has sold more presale tickets than any Marvel movie ever