'Black Panther' becomes most tweeted about movie of all time

ANI | Updated: Mar 21, 2018 15:07 IST

'Black Panther' becomes most tweeted about movie of all time .

Washington DC [USA], Mar 21 (ANI): After ruling the global box office, 'Black Panther' has now become the king of Twitter .

The Ryan Coogler-directorial has beaten 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' to become the most-tweeted about movie ever .

The film has amassed more than 35 million tweets, reports E! Online .

The most shared posts have come from Kendrick Lamar, whose soundtrack reveal was retweeted over 240,000 times, and Michelle Obama, whose endorsement of the film scored over 139,000 retweets .

"Black Panther The Album 2/9," Lamar tweeted on January 31, along with the album's track listing .

Michelle Obama tweeted in February: "Congrats to the entire #blackpanther team! Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen . I loved this movie and I know it will inspire people of all backgrounds to dig deep and find the courage to be heroes of their own stories ."

The most used hashtags were #BlackPanther, #Wakanda and #WakandaForever, while Black Panther, Killmonger and Shuri were the most talked about characters on social media .

The film, which is Marvel's first to be directed by an African-American, took only 26 days for to crack $1 billion at the global box office . (ANI)