‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Trailer Viewed 172 Million Times in 24 Hours
It was easily among the most anticipated Marvel projects of the MCU’s Phase Four slate, and it is that anticipation that has led to its first footage nearly garnering a record amount of views as the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer was viewed 172 million times in 24 hours.
There is truly no overstating the excitement from Marvel fans at the long-awaited black Panther sequel film set to officially bookend the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Four film slate when it arrives in theaters this coming November
It is following up one of the greatest cinematic achievements in Marvel more than a decade long run, and will be the 30th film in the MCU’s vast history; as the sequel o what is still the only Marvel film to receive an Academy Award nomination in the category of best picture.
Not only are fans tremendously excited because of the series that the upcoming sequel film is set to follow up, but also because of the tragic story that it must now tell; Chadwick Boseman’s untimely and horrible passing has forced the franchise to move forward without its king.
With the film’s first footage being shown, fans have gotten their first taste of what Ryan Coogler and company are set to put forth in this franchise, and they have responded with overwhelming positivity, as Variety has reported that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was viewed 172 million times in just 24 hours.
It is a number that stands among some of the most viewed trailers in Marvel’s history, ranking as the 5th most views that a Marvel trailer has gotten in the first 24 hours, sitting behind some of the most anticipated Marvel projects in the entire franchise slate.
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The only Marvel film trailers that have gotten more views in the first 24 hours are Thor: Love and Thunder’s 209 million, Avengers: Infinity War’s 230 million, Avengers: Endgame’s 289 million, and Spider-Man: No Way Home’s astronomical 355 million views.
Although the film didn’t break the 24-hour record, it is certainly in good company, with it only being surpassed by some of the biggest Marvel films ever to be released, and some of the most anticipated Marvel projects ever to enter the MCU.