Black Panther figurine headed to India
The film is much anticipated as a build-up to Avengers: Infinity War
Ahead of the release of Black Panther in India on February 16, the figurine of the Marvel superhero will be unveiled in India on Friday.
The film is much anticipated as a build-up to Avengers: Infinity War. As a special initiative for its promotion, the studio will be unveiling a rare and one-of-a-kind ‘Glow In the Dark’ Black Panther figurine, read a statement.
Encased in LED lights, the figurine will light up in darkness. It will be unveiled in the presence of fans and there will be a performance by Suresh Mukund and the Fictitious Dance Group on Friday in Mumbai.
Bikram Duggal, executive director and head, Studios, Disney India, says, “The Marvel Cinematic Universe has undoubtedly redefined the filmgoing experience for the audiences today. The superhero genre is strongly resonating with Indian audiences. Black Panther is one of the three Marvel films releasing this year, and one of the most unique offerings to come from the studio.”
Duggal feels the “character has been popular amongst the fans since his first appearance in Captain America: Civil War, and his extended role in the forthcoming Avengers: Infinity War has only added to the excitement.”
Black Panther, directed by Ryan Coogler, stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o.