Adunni Ade, Timini Egbuson, Kas, Shody attend Lagos premiere

Marvel's anticipated superhero movie, "Black Panther," has premiered in Nigeria. Check out all the photos.

The movie screened for the first time in Nigeria to guests at Genesis deluxe cinemas, Palms Lekki on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

The screening was attended by celebrities including Adunni Ade, Timini Egbuson, Kas, Shody, Stephanie Coker, Nonso Bassey, Ayoola among others.

About "Black Panther" movie

"Black Panther" follows T’Challa who, after the events of "Captain America: Civil War," returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King.

However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

"Black Panther" features Chadwick Boseman as the titular character, Forest Whitaker as Zuri, Michael B. Jordan as Eric Killmonger and Angela Bassett as Ramonda.

It also stars Sterling K. Brown, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Florence Kasumba and Danai Gurira.

"Black Panther's anticipated commercial success

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is estimated to gross over $165 million in North America when it opens during the four-day President’s Day weekend.

According to Hollywood's tracking service NRG, if the movie is able to achieve this, it would be the highest February debut of all time. The 2016 "Deadpool" currently holds the record with $152.2 million.

Already, it has set pre-sales records as Marvel's fastest-selling movie in the first 24 hours.

Helmed by "Creed" director, Ryan Coogler, "Black Panther" is set for release on February 16, "Black Panther"

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