‘Black Panther’ Claws to Record $25.2 Million at Thursday Box Office
“Black Panther” is off to a flying start at the box office, earning $25.2 million from Thursday previews.
That blows by the record for the biggest pre-summer preview ever, which was held by “The Hunger Games” with $19.7 million in March 2012.
It’s also the second-highest preview total for a Marvel film, sitting only behind the $27.6 million made by “Avengers: Age of Ultron” in summer 2015.
While there is a margin of error when judging the weekend by preview results, analysts have told TheWrap that a $25 million preview start would put “Black Panther” on pace to score a…
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