The burgeoning actor, now known for his portrayal of a young Erik Killmonger in Marvel's Black Panther, reportedly earned $1,000 a day during filming for the superhero flick, earning a guaranteed paycheck of $7,654 according to a contract obtained by TMZ.
King T'Challa retained his crown for at least one more time, as Black Panther eked out the latest Lara Croft/Tomb Raider remake to win its 5th straight box office trophy.
The new video game flick, meanwhile, starring Oscar victor Alicia Vikander, was a disappointment for Warner Bros., taking in only $23.5 million.
"Black Panther" has also gone on to become only the seventh film ever, in all categories, to record $600 million in ticket sales in North America. In its second week, "A Wrinkle in Time" dropped 50 percent with $16.6 million in ticket sales.
Students are being punished for walking out to protest gun violence
"I don't want to throw stones", said Swanson, "but I think there were tools to accommodate our students that wanted to engage". A few carried signs with captions, including "One month later and still no change" and "Fear has no place in our schools ".
Lionsgate-Roadside Attractions' faith-based drama "I Can Only Imagine" outperformed forecasts with $17.1 million at 1,629 venues, notching the top per-screen average in the top 10 with $10,476.
"Black Panther" is the year's biggest release by a long shot, having grossed $605 million domestically and $1.18 million worldwide. Game Night fell from fifth to sixth with $5.6 million over the weekend, to raise it four-week total to $54.2 million as it begins what will presumably be its exit from the top ten in the very near future. "I remember my mom was talking to me in the auto, like two years before this even happened-like 'you're going to get an audition for [Black Panther], Seth.' Me and my dad were in the vehicle like 'Okay, mom, whatever, '" he explained on the red carpet on the Black Panther premiere.
Next weekend sees the release of Pacific Rim Uprising and Isle of Dogs, which will surely shake things up at the weekend box-office yet again. Fox's third weekend of "Red Sparrow" followed in ninth with $4.5 million at 2,583 venues, pushing the Jennifer Lawrence thriller past $39 million.