Days after theatre debut, the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever movie has generated revenue amounting to sh24.85m in Kenya.
The film was launched last week at the Century Cinemax in Sarit Center, Nairobi, attracting hundreds of filmmakers, talent, and the media.
The premiere, which was organized by mobile company Infinix, was attended by “Black Panther” star Lupita Nyong’o’s parents, Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyongo and wife Dorothy Nyongo.
Theaters around the country have reported high sales to the point of selling out for the movie.
The film generated the most in the Southern Africa region with Sh116.4 million ($953,691).
Nigeria followed closely with a Sh65.98 million ($540,613), attracting the biggest opening in West Africa.
Two rivers mall in Nairobi launched the biggest cinema screen in eastern and southern Africa on the day black panther: Wakanda Forever premiered.
The cinema complex has six screens, three of which were opened on Friday for the Black Panther premier.
Opened in partnership with Century Cinemax, the complex boasts the biggest cinema screen in the region measuring 19.5 meters in width and 8.7 meters in height and will include Dolby Atmos 4K screen and sound system.
“This is a premium luxury movie-watching theatre, you’d have to experience it to feel the difference,” said Two Rivers managing director, Theodoros Pantis.
The first Black Panther movie was released in 2018.