Walmart gets in on the ‘Wakanda’ action

The retail giant is offering tickets to see the most anticipated movie “Black Panther.”

Walmart to screen Black Panther

Grammy Award winning artist “T.I.” Harris and Walmart are offering customers of Southwest Atlanta store exclusive advanced screening tickets for Marvel’s “Black Panther” before it releases to theaters nationwide on February 16th.

On Monday, February 12th at 5pm, T.I. will visit Walmart store located at 1105 Research Center Drive SW, Atlanta to connect with the community as Walmart associates distribute free tickets. TI

Directed by Ryan Coogler, Marvel’s Black Panther stars Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Martin Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Andy Serkis, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, Daniel Kaluuva and Letitia Wright.

Filmed in Atlanta, Black Panther generated more than $83.9 million to the local economy and contributed more than $26.5 million in wages to more than 3,100 workers across the state. Production filmed in downtown Atlanta, Piedmont Park, Castleberry Hill, Mechanicsville, West End, Vine City, Decatur, Marietta, Cartersville, and other locations across north Georgia and metro Atlanta.

Lucky ticket holders will join Walmart, T.I. and specially invited VIP guests for an advance screening of the film on Tuesday, February 13th.

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