Ryan Coogler is emotionally overwhelmed by the support Black Panther is receiving and penned a personal letter to express his gratitude. The young director thanked fans, the Black Panther cast and the team who worked on the film.
Winston Duke, who plays M’Baku in the Marvel masterpiece, also shared his appreciation for Coogler on social media.
It's an honor to have worked with this artistic genius on this revolutionary & record breaking journey known as #Blackpanther. Words cannot begin to express how much this has meant to me. Thank you for trusting me. Thank you for shepherding this process and creating something truly timeless, distinct, nuanced and beautiful.thank you for your truth. Thank you #ryancoogler !! . . . #Blackpanther
The support for Black Panther continues to pour in and the movie continues to break box office records. Panther generated $462.3M through Tuesday, Deadline reports.