Ryan Coogler

Towson theater cancels 'Black Panther' opening night screenings, leaving moviegoers frustrated

Towson theater cancels 'Black Panther' opening night screenings, leaving moviegoers frustrated

Scores of potential “Black Panther” fans left a Towson theater angry and disappointed Thursday night, after multiple screenings of the much-anticipated movie were canceled because of what they were told were technical problems.

Several planned opening-night screenings of the movie were canceled at the Cinemark Towson movie theaters on Joppa Road, moviegoers said. Disappointed fans were offered passes for future screenings.

“There was a lot of cussing. From myself and others,” Jeanine Carter, a 33-year-old paralegal living in Rosedale, wrote in an email.

Her brother had bought the tickets on Tuesday, and when he asked her if she was interested in going, her response,...

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