Black Panther” now has a worldwide total of $491 million at the box office. The film will pass the half-billion mark today. It's hitting the milestone after just nine days in theaters. “Black Panther” is expected to easily hold on to the No. 1 spot this weekend. It's estimated to earn $100 million at the box office this weekend. It could reach $1 billion faster than any other superhero movie.

Atlanta-filmed ‘Black Panther’ coming to Netflix in September


Black Panther” will be among the last Marvel Studios films to make its way to Netflix.

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On Sept. 4, fans of the Georgia-filmed blockbuster — and the few who still haven’t caught the highly-anticipated epic — will have the chance to revel in all of Wakanda’s glory.

The movie, which stars Chadwick Boseman and is directed by Ryan Coogler, crossed its $1 billion mark on its 26th day of release, making it the fifth Marvel Cinematic Universe hit to achieve the milestone, joining “The Avengers,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Iron Man 3” and “Captain America: Civil War.”

“Black Panther,” which hit theaters in February, was mostly filmed in Atlanta. The state accounted for nearly $84 million of the movie’s $200 million budget.

Learn more about the film’s ties to metro Atlanta.

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