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Octavia Spencer announces showing of Black Panther in Mississippi

Octavia Spencer purchased screenings of the new Marvel movie "Black Panther" in Pearl

Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 3:08 PM
Updated: Feb. 14, 2018 3:39 PM

PEARL, Miss. (WTVA) - Earlier this month actress Octavia Spencer announced plans to buy out a theater to give underprivileged children a chance to see the new Marvel movie "Black Panther".

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Wednesday Spencer announced she purchased screenings at the Cinemark Theater in Pearl. The screenings will be on February 17 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.

Spencer won an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role in "The Help" which set and filmed in Mississippi.

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