‘Black Panther’ Set To End 35- Year Old Cinema Ban In Saudi Arabia

Marvel’s record-breaking superhero blockbuster — black panther which has made more than $1.2 billion since its launching in February  will herald Saudi Arabia’s long-awaited return to the cinema world,will become the first film to screen to the public in a movie theater in the country since it lifted a 35-year cinema ban.

 According to The Hollywood Reporterfilm will be given a gala premiere on April 18 in Riyadh at the first AMC-branded cinema, which was announced Wednesday. The 620-seater theater — set to open less than four months after the ban lifting was announced in December.

Black Panther is set to play for five days in Riyadh and will be swiftly followed by Avengers: Infinity War, which is being given a day-and-date release on April 26.