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Film News Roundup: ‘Black Panther’ Hits $100 Million at Chinese Box Office

Film News Roundup: ‘Black Panther’ Hits $100 Million at Chinese Box Office

In today’s film news roundup, “Black Panther” hits another milestone, “7 Splinters in Time” gets a deal and Bob Saget’s “Benjamin” will open the Beverly Hills Film Festival.

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Disney-Marvel’s blockbuster “Black Panther” has crossed the $100 million milestone in China after two weeks of release.

The studio reported Friday that it has reached $614.2 million in domestic grosses and $593 million internationally. China is the top overseas market, followed by the U.K. with $60.6 million, South Korea with $47.2 million and Brazil with $33.5 million.

Black Panther” is now the 14th biggest worldwide grosser with $1.21 billion and trails “Iron Man 3” by $7 million for the 13th spot. It’s expected to gross about $16 million in North America in its sixth weekend of release and finish second to “Pacific Rim Uprising” after leading the box office for five straight sessions.

Of the 14 films that have topped $1.2 billion in worldwide grosses,

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