In 1978, one of the strangest and most exhilarating comic book issues in DC’s history appeared in stores, featuring one of the greatest team-ups of all time: Superman and Muhammad Ali.
Superman should be black.
By that I mean he should have dark skin, and not that he’s African-American or any other person of color. After all, the Man of Steel is from the planet Krypton, not Earth. That said, Superman could indeed be played by a black actor in future superhero movies.
It’s a $254 million overseas debut and a whopping $424.1 million worldwide debut for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. 59% of that foreign total came from 3D screens and 8.5% ($36m) of the global $424m gross came from a record-high 945 IMAX screens. If I was a little nitpicky over that $170.1 million domestic debut this morning, then I have little beyond congrats at this juncture to offer regarding the overseas numbers. It’s a massive debut and a strong start for an important franchise installment.