In Kenya, reports have revealed that Marvel Studios ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ generated over US$203,583 a few days after it debuted in theatres.
The film was launched last week at the Century Cinemax in Sarit Center, Nairobi, attracting hundreds of filmmakers, talent and the media.
The premiere, which mobile company Infinix organized, was attended by “Black Panther” star Lupita Nyong’o’s parents, Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyongo and wife Dorothy Nyongo.
According to media reports, ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever generated the most in Southern Africa, with US$953,691.
Nigeria followed suit with US$540,613, attracting the biggest opening in West Africa.
The original 2018 movie ‘Black Panther’ remains the number 1 film of all time in East and West Africa and the number 2 film of all time in Southern Africa, reports say.
Last week, Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, unveiled the biggest cinema screen in East and Central Africa, premiering ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’.
Opened in association with Century Cinemax, the complex boasts the biggest cinema screen in the region, measuring 19.5 meters in width and 8.7 meters in height, and will include Dolby Atmos 4K screen and sound system.
Two Rivers managing director, Theodoros Pantis, said, “This is a premium luxury movie-watching theatre; you’d have to experience it to feel the difference.”
Muslim Jaffer, Century Cinemax Managing Director, remarked that the auditorium is furnished with premium, extra wide, high-back rocking chairs for the ultimate comfort of moviegoers.