Looks like Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock is in no mood for comparisons between Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and DC’s Black Adam. Ever since the movies hit the theatres, comparisons have been made in box office collections. Recently a Twitter handle named ‘IGN’ tweeted about the box office collections of both the films, to which Dwayne reacted and criticized the comparison.
IGN’s tweet read, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has earned over $400 million at the global box office, making it the most profitable superhero film to be released this fall.” came, grossed $353 million at the global box office”. To which Dwayne Johnson tweeted, “What a neutral post. I love to compete, but @IGN you guys are in the business with us, Black Panther’s established global brand compared to Black Adam & JSA (Justice Society of America) There is no competition with. Who a year back no one had even heard of.” The Black Adam star concluded by saying, “Ain’t no need to knock us down, we’re the new kids and we gotta grow”.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, starring Letitia Wright and Lupita Nyong’o, has dominated the global box office for the past two weeks, taking in more than half a billion dollars worldwide. After a massive opening weekend box office growth, Wakanda Forever grossed over $330 million in its first few days. Meanwhile, superhero film Black Adam starring Dwayne Johnson, which is now in its fifth week, has also had strong box office numbers since its October 21 release and has taken in over $366.2 million at the box office.
about black adam
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Black Adam is the superhero of the DCEU. He has been briefly mentioned in previous films such as Shazam. In the making for the past 15 years, the film is an origin story of an anti-hero. He was buried for 5000 years before being awakened by an archaeologist in danger.
He comes face to face with the Justice Society of America, which includes Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate. But they are not the enemy, the real enemy is the lesson. How Black Adam and the JSA defeat him forms the basis of the film.
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