"Black Panther" becomes most tweeted about movie ever

Meanwhile, Marvel officials are planning to further cash in on the Black Panther craze by launching a comic book spin-off for the Dora Milaje, the all-female, shaven, tattooed army for the fictional African nation of Wakanda.

Kendrick Lamar's tweet revealing the movie soundtrack.

Black Panther's $1.182.5 billion global total makes it the 14th highest-grossing movie ever, though it doesn't seem to be done just yet.

In addition to the monetary achievements, Forbes notes Black Panther became the "most tweeted-about movie of all time" with 35 million tweets concerning the otherworldly film.

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Black Panther's record-breaking box office success continued this past weekend as it retained the number one spot domestically. Lamar shared a copy of the list of songs in the Black Panther album on January 31.

"Black Panther" continues to be a major topic of conversation. "I loved this movie and I know it will inspire people of all backgrounds to dig deep and find the courage to be heroes of their own stories", Obama shared on Twitter. Her tweet was well received by fans that it was re-shared 139,647 times upon her posting on February 19.

EW offered more insights from Twitter on the social media phenomenon: the most-used "Black Panther"-related hashtags are #BlackPanther, #WakandaForever, and #Wakanda".

The film, which is Marvel's first to be directed by an African-American, took only 26 days for to crack United States dollars 1 billion at the global box office.


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