Black Panther has broken another record.:Ryan Coogler’s masterpiece has become the most -tweeted-about- film ever, according to The Associated Press.
On Tuesday, Twitter confirmed in a statement that the movie surpassed Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi as the most discussed film on their platform, amassing over 35 million tweets.
The movie has grossed over $1 billion, become the first film since 2009’s Avatar to spend five weeks at No. 1 at the domestic box office and will overtake The Avengers as the highest-grossing superhero movie in North America.
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