With seven Oscar nominations and three awards, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther made history at the Oscar’s by becoming the first Marvel Studios film to ever win an Oscar.In total, the film earned seven nominations and ultimately walked away with three of those win, notably for the behind-the-scenes categories of Best Original Score (Ludwig Goransson), Best Costume Design (Ruth E. Carter), and Best Production Design (Hannah Beachler).
HISTORY MADE. Ruth E. Carter takes home Best Costume Design for her stunning work on Black Panther, making her the first African-American woman to take home an Oscar in this category.
This is long overdue but so well-deserved.
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“Marvel may have created the first black superhero, but through costume design we turned him into an African king,” Carter said in her speech. “It’s been my life’s honor to create costumes. Thank you to the Academy. Thank you for honoring African royalty and the empowered way women can look and lead on screen.” She added, “Adding vibrainaum to costumes is very expensive!”