The Passing of Chadwick Boseman of “The Black Panther”

The article below was written two years ago.  We are just learning he was ill when the movie was made. Nonetheless, he did an exceptional job.

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther earned a milestone over the weekends it ran by becoming the highest grossing superhero film ever in North America, with $631 million in domestic ticket sales. The sales total surpasses 2012’s The Avengers, previously the highest grossing superhero movie, which earned $623 million.

Chadwick Boseman-‘Black Panther’ Star Dies Of Cancer At Age 43 A statement posted to the actor’s Twitter on Friday August 28, said Boseman had battled colon cancer for the last four years

As a child reading comic books I’m familiar with the Marvel Comic character called “The Black Panther” but my kids, their friends and just about every teen and young adult I know just broke the news to me the movie’s sales have surpassed many others and claimed it spot in history pushing the half a billion mark in a week.  Fandom has voted it  the best movie of all times. It’s sales topped the chart Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the public is waiting to see if it will reach half a billion in one week. Several movies  has grossed more than a billion over the course of their run but it took years to reach this level not merely days. Below you will find a list of the 31 movies to gross the most over the years.

Total gross revenue: $2,187,500,000 (but keep in mind this is a 21 years gross. Not a few weeks, months or years gross.)

Two decades later, James Cameron’s “Titanic” is still untouchable at its number two spot for box-office records. The movie made around $1.8 billion during its initial 1997 release, and then topped $2 billion after it was re-released in 3D in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the iconic ship’s sinking.

List of Billion Dollar Movies

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A. White, an award winning former librarian, who is also a long time member of Romantic Time and Publisher's Weekly. A. White has been writing for over fifteen years. She took classes in creative writing in college, specializing in ancient myths and legends. and later at a local community center while living in Chicago. In college she won the national contest to verbally list every country in the world, it's capital and ingenious language. Her works are mainly horror, fantasy, extreme, and sci-fi as well as, as some may says, "the truly strange predicament and puzzling." Books that I've written are "Clash with the Immortals, and eleven others which are part of the "Unholy Pursuit saga,". She has been working on the Chronicles since 2007. She wished to complete them all before introducing them to public so the readers wouldn't have to for the continuation to be written. The ideas of the book come from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
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6 Responses to The Passing of Chadwick Boseman of “The Black Panther”

  1. Saksgirl says:

    I was shocked and saddened. This goes to show we don’t have any time to waste on petty B.S.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Finlay says:

    It shows how short and precious life truly. We should not waste it on petty things.


  3. Everette says:

    I was so sad to learn this. A hero gone far too soon.


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