Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Marvel Studios and AMC are teaming up to deliver 2018 superhero epic Black Panther for free at select AMC theaters in February.
Black Panther will be screened at 250 AMC locations in North America for a one-week engagement from Feb. 1 to 7.
The film is returning to celebrate Black History Month. It was originally released into theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. Chadwick Boseman starred in the lead role alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Winston Duke, Daniel Kaluuya and Martin Freeman.
The news comes after Black Panther earned seven Oscar nominations including Best Picture, making it the first superhero blockbuster ever to be nominated in the category.
Ryan Coogler, the filmmaker behind Black Panther, will be returning to write and direct a sequel.
Academy Award Best Picture Nominee Marvel Studios' #BlackPanther returns to the big screen beginning February 1st. Fans of all ages can see the movie for free in honor of Black History Month at participating @AMCTheatres. Visit https://t.co/xhUcG0Mnmr for more info. pic.twitter.com/YJKKjqLu5b— Black Panther (@theblackpanther) January 28, 2019
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