This 84-Year-Old Actor Just Had the Fastest NFT Sell-out on OpenSea

Anthony Hopkins: The Eternal Collection gets sold out in 7 minutes, setting the record for the fastest NFT sell-out in OpenSea History.

Orange Comet, the creator behind Sir Philip Anthony Hopkin’s first NFT collection, announced through their official Twitter handle that they are trending #1 on OpenSea.

 “This collaboration marks an extraordinary endeavor for Sir Anthony Hopkins, expanding his artistic expression into the metaverse,” says the official website.

The collection of 1000+ NFTs is a series of thought-provoking images and animations to immortalize Sir Anthony Hopkins’ diverse archetypal interpretations of The Eternal: The Jester, The Lover, The Rebel, The Hero, The Ruler, The Sage, The Magician, The Giver, The Explorer, and The Creator.

The Anthony Hopkins NFT drop

The NFT drop defied all the bear market environments. At times when there is a minimum interest from individuals to invest in cryptos and NFTs, fans showered love for their favorite actor, and the collection from the legend got sold out in minutes. 

The community was excited to be a part of the history by participating in the drop. Most NFT owners have delisted their collection and do not plan to sell it. Only 13% of the NFTs are listed for the sell in OpenSea.

Source: Twitter

When the drop was live, users were unable to mint the NFTs. OpenSea acknowledged the issue and cited the reason that it was due to the huge demand for the legendary NFT collection. They resolved the issue after nearly 50 minutes, and the drop was live again.

 Fans who missed the mint due to a technical glitch have reportedly purchased the NFT from other users who got the mint. They believed it was worth the extra money spent. Orange Comet is yet to reveal the art behind the Eternal Reservation. Fans are excited about the reveal.

Breaking NFTs into Hollywood

Orange Comet is introducing the world of Hollywood to NFTs and the metaverse. The team of co-founders has varied backgrounds in the entertainment industry. They consist of NFL MVPs, Grammy award-winning singers, musicians, producers, songwriters, and animators. Their deep connections in the entertainment industry surely help them, onboard entertainers, into Web3.

Within one year, the company has launched 17+ NFT collections based on Sports and Entertainment. The first collection was “New York Islanders NFT,” featuring the ice hockey team based in Elmont, New York. They have multiple NFT collections for “The walking dead,” an American post-apocalyptic horror television and comic book series. Further, they have a collection featuring American astronaut Scott Joseph Kelly.

The Chakra NFT

The most famous collection from Orange Comet is The Chakra NFT, based on an animated Marvel character co-created by the Legend, Stan Lee.  The official account of Stan Lee, which now honors his legacy, tweeted about the Chakra drop.

Source: Twitter

The drop was live on Dec. 28, 2021, on the day that would have been Stan Lee’s 99th birthday. The NFTs initially launched on, an Indian NFT marketplace, got sold out within 1 minute.

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