'Black Panther' is Marvel's first movie ever nominated for best picture by the Golden Globes

Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesEven T’Challa is shocked by the nomination.
  • Black Panther” was nominated in the best picture category for the 2019 Golden Globes.
  • It is the first Marvel Cinematic Universe movie to be nominated in the category.

The 76th annual Golden Globes were announced Thursday morning and one of the biggest surprises came from the best picture category.

“Black Panther,” one of the highest-grossing movies of the year, is nominated for best picture, making it Marvel’s first movie to ever be nominated in the category.

The Marvel movie was nominated alongside “BlacKkKlansman,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Star Is Born.”

“Black Panther” also received a nomination for best original score and best original song for Kendrick Lamar’s “All the Stars.”

The movie follows the superhero character (Chadwick Boseman) after he heads back home to Wakanda, an African nation with advanced technology that decided to keep itself secret from the outside world, to take the place of king after his father is killed. The movie was beloved for its powerful performances from Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Letitia Wright and Danai Gurira along with a killer soundtrack from Kendrick Lamar.

The 2019 Golden Globes will air Sunday, January 6 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. It will be hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.

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