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Marvel’s Black Panther premiere shut down Hollywood last night, January 29th, and the cast not only celebrated black excellence but also reiterated the importance of more representation in Hollywood.
With Kendrick Lamar leading production duties for the movie’s soundtrack, Black Panther is the first Marvel film to feature a black superhero, played by actor Chadwick Boseman, and also features a majority all black cast leading the flick.
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As the movie has already broken records at the box office for pre-sale tickets, the entire cast made a statement by coordinating their red carpet looks to reflect colorful, African-themed fashion.
From Grammy winner Donald Glover, to Angela Bassett, the star-studded event didn’t miss a beat with the statement fashion. Oscar Nominee and star of Black Panther Daniel Kaluuya talked with Variety about the importance of the film.
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Black Panther hits theatres February 16th.