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Black Panther Wins Big At NAACP Image Awards

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The Oscars may be over, but Marvel Studios' Black Panther is still winning awards.

At last night's NAACP Image Awards, the Marvel Studios film finished the night having earned several major accolades, including Outstanding Motion Picture. Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan both received awards for Outstanding Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, respectively. Interestingly, Boseman's performance bested that of Jordan in Creed II, while Jordan himself bested Winstone Duke.

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Danai Gurira, meanwhile, won Outstanding Supporting Actress over Letitia Wright and Lupita Nyong'o. Wright's role as T'Challa's sister Shuri took home Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, and the overall cast took home Outstanding Ensemble Cast. Director Ryan Coogler won the directing award, and the film's soundtrack was given Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation.

The cast of Black Panther are expected to return in next month's Avengers: Endgame. Recently, a series of character posters for the film were unveiled, indicating Shuri died following the events of last year's Infinity War. Nyong'o and Duke, meanwhile, continue to enjoy the success of their recent film -- Jordan Peele's Us, which is set to make $175 at the box office this weekend.

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Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau and Bradley Cooper, with Gwyneth Paltrow and Josh Brolin. The film arrives April 26.

(via ComicBook.com)

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