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    ‘Black Panther’ to Break Saudi Cinema Ban

    “It’s hard for a good man to become king.” The superhero film — now the 10th-highest-grossing ever after raking in $1 billion worldwide — will reportedly be the first to play in Riyadh after a 35-year ban on cinemas was lifted. Cinema chain AMC expects to open dozens of theaters in the kingdom as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s modernizing reforms. It’s still unclear if the screenings will be segregated by gender — and what will be censored when Black Panther opens April 18.

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