Lupita Nyong’o performance in the movie, Us, just made history.
It is the highest domestic opening weekend gross for a movie headlined by a black woman.
The record was previously held by Sanaa Lathan for her lead in Aiien v Predator. That movie grossed more than $38.2 million opening weekend.
Current top 5 highest grossing films led by a black woman, Us, Alien v Predator, A Wrinkle In Time (Oprah Winfrey) Girls Trip (Regina Hall) Why Did I Get Married (Janet Jackson).