“Black Panther” First Reactions Are Great!
With the Black Panther premiere behind us, celebrities and fans who were present for the early screening took to Twitter to give their impressions.
Black Panther is the latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s lineup of movies. The movie is directed by Ryan Coogler–director of Creed— and stars Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Martin Freeman and other stellar actors. Black Panther follows T’Challa’s actions after the death of his father in Captain America: Civil War as he returns to Wakanda as the new king.
BLACK PANTHER is fantastic. Beautiful, soulful, thoughtful and of the moment. Ryan Coogler knows what he’s doing. Long live T’Challa!
— Peyton Reed (@MrPeytonReed) January 30, 2018
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) January 30, 2018
All Hail King Coogler. pic.twitter.com/fj6qHt9CPo
— Tessa Thompson (@TessaThompson_x) January 30, 2018
Shuri, played by @letitiawright, is absolutely delightful. I love that Shuri is so at ease with her brilliance and genius. And her scenes with T’Challa are so funny! #BlackPanther pic.twitter.com/Rch7LfSlqM
— ReBecca Theodore-Vachon (@FilmFatale_NYC) January 30, 2018
#BlackPanther is a love letter about blackness, to a world that often ghettoizes it without realizing that it is on black backs that this planet revolves.
This world’s livelihood is in our blood. pic.twitter.com/FscW1hWbI6
— Tre’vell Anderson (@TrevellAnderson) January 30, 2018
We edited our films across the hall from each other for 8 months. We talked in our edit bays, on walks around the lot. About our films, our dreams. Tonight, his comes true. On my way to the #BlackPanther premiere with a full heart for my fam, director extraordinaire #RyanCoogler! pic.twitter.com/lrxBNRsqeC
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) January 30, 2018
BLACK PANTHER is the most spiritual Marvel movie yet! Family and heritage is a big part of the story — there are moments in this movie that get real deep. Danai Gurira is a scene-stealer and the movie elevates whenever Michael B. Jordan shows up. #BlackPanther pic.twitter.com/KIxiAItnEY
— Jason Guerrasio (@JasonGuerrasio) January 30, 2018
#BlackPanther is simply awesome. Extremely bold and as touching as it is thrilling, it boasts GOT-style intrigue, crazy innovative action and a deep bench of memorable characters. Top 5 all-time Marvel movie, easy. More later. pic.twitter.com/mmz8Nuf1sy
— Brian Truitt (@briantruitt) January 30, 2018
— instantdotme (@instantdotme) January 31, 2018
Black Panther hits theatres on February 16.