With A Single Tweet, Brie Larson Helps 'Black Panther' Fans Around The World See The Film

Avengers assemble!

As Black Panther dominates theaters this weekend, actress Brie Larson is doing her part to help anyone interested in getting a ticket to Wakanda. The future Captain Marvel star started a thread on Twitter Friday for anyone who wants to buy tickets to the film for individuals who can't afford to do so. Larson's initial post took off and has since been expanded into multiple posts that span multiple time zones and several countries. 

"If you want to buy tix for people who can't afford to see #BlackPanther at the moment, comment below," she wrote. "If you are in need of tix, reach out to the angels who have commented below #payitforward Enjoy the movie everyone!"

That initial post now boasts more than 3,700 retweets and nearly 900 comments. In addition to facilitating connections between ticket buyers with recipients in places such as Indonesia, Paraguay, Tulsa, Okla., the Kong: Skull Island actress herself helped send a group of girls from Baltimore to the film.  

In addition to selling more pre-sale tickets than any other superhero movie ever, Black Panther is being championed by activists and moviegoers alike for its unapologetic focus on a cast of Black actors in a way that the media doesn't frequently give to people of color. Considering this, it's not surprising that efforts such as Larson's or Frederick Joseph's — the New York City man who started a GoFundMe to raise money for underprivileged kids to see the film — continue to go viral. 

"I knew that I wanted to do something for Black Panther because inclusion and representation are of the utmost importance to me," Joseph told A Plus in January. "You can't dream about becoming something unless you've seen it. You can't have a wild dream unless you believe in it."

(H/T Mashable)

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