Disney+ officially announces that ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ has become the most watched movie of the Marvel franchise on the streaming platform, surpassing the 2021 releases of ‘Eternals’ and ‘Black Widow’, as well as the 2019 blockbuster ‘Avengers: Endgame’. The sequel to ‘Black Panther’ arrived on Disney+ on February 1, after its successful run in theaters.
As indicated Forbesin the In its first five days, the film generated more hours watched on the platform than any other Marvel film. in the same period of time. Although Disney has yet to release figures, Samba TV, a provider of audience data and measurement technology, has indicated that the film was seen in at least two million homes. Its vice president, Cole Strain stated that “just as it broke box office records last year, ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ caused a sensation on its Disney+ debut when 2.1 million US households watched the highly anticipated sequel from the iconic film with an all-star cast“.
In addition to these data, the vice president added that: “The homes of black families they preferred to see ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ before the franchises of other recent superheroesincluding ‘The Batman’, ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ and ‘Black Adam'”noting that “There was a significant 44% over-index among Black households compared to the average American household based on viewership for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ in the first five days, outpacing that of the other films. The ‘Black Panther’ sequel it was also successful among the younger audienceincluding Gen Z households, which had almost 10% more tunings compared to the average household”.
History also in the awards
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ not only breaks records in streaming views. Right now she is nominated for five Academy Awards, becoming the first Marvel film to receive an acting Oscar nominationthanks to the performance of Angela Bassett, as Reina Ramonda, who is among the nominees for best supporting actress.