BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — For Ryan Coogler, the essence of "Black Panther" came down to one question: What does it mean to be African?
NEW YORK (AP) — The supposedly cosmically vast Marvel Cinematic Universe, as it's called, spans planets peppered throughout the galaxy, but Ryan Coogler's Earth-bound "Black Panther," glittering...
African fashion on display at ‘Black Panther’ shows
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have cheered the local premiere of "Black Panther" and have quickly begun dissecting the way actors pronounced the local isiXhosa language used in the film's fictional kingdom of Wakanda.
Actresses Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira were applauded Friday night along with the South African actors who played roles in the film and contributed to the soundtrack.
The vibrant African fashion of "Black Panther" was on display at multiplexes around the country Thursday as moviegoers flocked to the first showings of Marvel's latest superhero blockbuster in traditional African shirts, dresses, head wraps and more.
Some opted to make their own clothes to celebrate the arrival of a superhero many black moviegoers said provided an opportunity for them to celebrate their heritage in a way they haven't been able to before.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Coogler was feeling overwhelmed by "Black Panther."
It was only his third feature film and, at just 30-years-old, he was making it with Hollywood's most powerful studio under enormous cultural expectations and with $200 million to get it right.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — One year ago, most audiences didn't know the name Daniel Kaluuya.
Now, the 28-year-old British actor has a best-actor Oscar nomination for starring in one of last year's biggest films, "Get Out"; a culture-shifting blockbuster opening this week ("Black Panther"); and a Steve McQueen film on the horizon.
Nyong’o on ‘Black Panther’: ‘People are claiming it for themselves’
"Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By," Various Artists (Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope)
At times, the Kendrick Lamar-curated "Black Panther" album feels like a stand-alone set, only loosely related to the Marvel film for which it's named. But the album is a solid, entertaining listen that, in places, has its power.
NEW YORK (AP) — Advance ticket sales to Marvel's "Black Panther" are outpacing all superhero movies on Fandango.
The online ticket service said Wednesday that "Black Panther" is currently outselling its previous record-holder for presale, 2016's "Batman v Superman." Following gushing early reaction from Monday night's premiere, Ryan Coogler's film is the top daily ticket-seller on Fandango.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As people gear up for the "Black Panther" movie, Ta-Nehisi Coates wants them to check out the original source, Marvel's Black Panther comic book, where he's booting up a massive outer space adventure for the king of Wakanda.
The award-winning author and journalist, in an interview with The Associated Press, predicted that the Black Panther movie would "be the best Marvel film so far."
Boseman: ‘Black Panther’ is ‘a movement’
Rainbow of fashion at ‘Black Panther’ premiere
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Incredible" and "kinetic" are just a few of the loving words that people are using to describe and praise Marvel's "Black Panther."
The film from director Ryan Coogler had its first screenings Monday night and a premiere in Los Angeles. Official reviews won't go out until Feb. 6, but audiences at the select screenings were able to share non-spoiler reactions on social media.
Los Angeles Times writer Jen Yamato wrote that it is the first Marvel movie about something real.
Chadwick Boseman: ‘Trump doesn’t get any ‘Black Panther’ promotion time’
NEW YORK (AP) — Afrofuturism is now at New York Fashion Week.
Marvel Studios sponsored a small Black Panther-inspired presentation, "Welcome to Wakanda," on Monday featuring designs by LaQuan Smith, Chromat, Wale Oyejide of the brand Ikire Jones, Fear of God and others, including the jewelry of Douriean Fletcher in a capsule collection.
There's a Black Panther party going on all around the country.
Superhero fans, movie fans and especially connoisseurs of black culture — American and African — are eagerly awaiting the debut of Marvel's "Black Panther" movie starring comic books' first black superhero with an enthusiasm not often seen in American cinema.