Stormzy, John Boyega and Daniel Sturridge join stars at Black Panther premiere

Peter Castro
February 9, 2018

The 34-year-old was joined on the black carpet by the impressive ensemble cast, including Michael B Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Daniel Kaluuya and Danai Gurira.

Directed by Ryan Coogler it features Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Angela Bassett.

On Tuesday, the hashtag #WhatBlackPantherMeansToMe began trending, bringing attention to the importance of representation in pop culture.

Director Ryan Coogler's spectacular new film (★★★★ out of four; rated PG-13; in theaters nationwide February 16) features the most high-profile black movie superhero yet, and also happens to be the best origin vehicle for the mighty Marvel brand since Guardians of the Galaxy.

Available in USA stores in both softcover and hardcover editions (on-sale February 20, 2018), Titan's deluxe Black Panther: The Official Movie Special will allow fans to go behind the scenes of Marvel Studios' new action-packed epic.

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It is set in the fictional African nation of Wakanda and expand on the storyline that was first introduced in Captain America: Civil War of how T'Challa becomes the Black Panther.

Boseman lends a winning mix of dignity and swagger to T'Challa, who returns to his homeland of Wakanda for the first time since the death of his father T'Chaka (John Kani) to take the throne.

The timing of "Black Panther" couldn't have been better.

With massive word-of-mouth potential - coupled with critical love and a multimedia onslaught catering to key demographics - the sky's the limit for the film's actual pull, although experts are now capping expectations at around $150 million for the film's Presidents Day weekend debut.

To celebrate the launch of "Black Panther", Avengers Infinity War: Part One" and "Ant Man and the Wasp', ODEON are offering the ultimate collectables gift, the Marvel Ultimate Ticket. Killmonger goes head-to-head with T'Challa in a way that makes it hard to pigeonhole him as a typical "villain".

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