“Black Panther,” which was filmed around metro Atlanta, hauled in $235 million over the four-day Presidents Day weekend. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP)
Photo: Marvel Studios/Marvel Studios
Photo: Marvel Studios/Marvel Studios

Made in Atlanta: “Black Panther” stuns with $235 million four-day take 

“Black Panther,” which was filmed mostly in metro Atlanta, continues its record-breaking debut with a stunning overall four-day Presidents Day weekend haul of $235 million, according to reports.

The Marvel Universe blockbuster, which used a Vulcan Materials Company quarry in Stockbridge for a scene in the fictional African nation of Wakanda, holds the record for a  Thursday debut in February and is the fifth largest opening of all time. 

It also had a big impact on business in metro Atlanta as well as bringing out stars and local celebrities for its debut. For indepth coverage, start here at myajc.com.

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