Black Panther reaches $1 billion globally

Black Panther reaches $1 billion globally

Los Angeles - Disney's megahit Black Panther has passed the $1bn mark at the global box office.

The studio said Saturday that the milestone is based on Disney's estimate of ticket sales. The announcement comes on the 26th day of release for the blockbuster. The movie is directed by Ryan Coogler and stars Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan.

Disney notes that Black Panther is the fifth film in its Marvel universe to reach the milestone. The others are The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man 3, and Captain America: Civil War.

The film has made $521m domestically, becoming the No. 2 superhero release of all time, surpassing The Dark Knight.

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