The Dirt | March 11, 2018

Black Panther hit $1 billion in ticket sales worldwide this weekend. Not surprisingly, Marvel Studio’s president Kevin Feige announced there will be a sequel. Because money.

In more news that I'm a day late on, @marvelstudios President Kevin Feige confirmed plans for the as-yet-untitled '@blackpanther 2' in an interview with @entertainmentweekly yesterday saying: "We absolutely will do that." Mr. Feige added, "One of the favorite pastimes at Marvel Studios is sitting around on a part one and talking and dreaming about what we would do in a part two. There have been plenty of those conversations as we were putting together the first 'Black Panther.' We have ideas and a pretty solid direction on where we want to head with the second one." No surprises there, as @forbes reported today that @blackpanther has officially hit $1 Billion at the worldwide box office. Congratulations to director Ryan Coogler, @chadwickboseman, @michaelbjordan, @marvel, et al for the huge success. Bring on the sequel! 🐾 #courtshake #blackpanther2 #blackpanther #wakanda #wakandaforever #tchalla #vibranium #marvelstudios #chadwickboseman #killmonger #danaigurira #michaelbjordan #ryancoogler #letitiawright #lupitanyongo #kevinfeige #blackpanthermovie #kendricklamar #marvelcomics #mcu #marvelcinematicuniverse #avengersinfinitywar #avengers #infinitywar #haramufal #theavengers #forbes #entertainmentweekly #kingtchalla

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If you needed to be further impressed by SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch last month, they just released a new video showing the historic event.

At the unveiling of Mark Hamill’s star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame, this weekend, Harrison Ford, his Star Wars costar, cracked jokes and also remembered Carrie Fisher.

Director Guillermo Del Toro is celebrating his Best Picture win for The Shape of Water by getting divorced. The director had been married to his wife Lorenza Newton for 30 years, and actually got a divorce in September, though he says no one knew about it until now.

Viva Mexico 🇲🇽😍😍😍😍 #gillermodeltoro

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Usually it’s Steve Aoki throwing the cakes at fans at his shows, but Vin Diesel turned it around on the DJ this weekend. Watch as Vin blasts Steve with the big dessert.





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