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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is an upcoming sequel to the 2018 film, Black Panther.[2] It is the thirtieth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the seventh film of Phase Four.

Cast

Production

On March 9, 2018, Kevin Feige revealed that there are plans to make a sequel to Black Panther.[2]

On October 11, 2018, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Ryan Coogler has signed on to return to write and direct the film.[10]

On August 20, 2019, Martin Freeman revealed that filming is expected to begin in 2021.[11]

On August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman, who had been set to reprise his starring role as the titular character, died of colon cancer before production even began.[12]

On November 15, 2020, executive producer Victoria Alonso denied rumors that a digital body double of Boseman would be used for the film, saying "our king has died in real life, not only in fiction, and we're taking a little time to see how we continue the story..."[13]

Five days later, The Hollywood Reporter announced that filming on the sequel would begin in July 2021, and that Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta was in talks to portray the antagonist. It was also confirmed that Wright, Nyong'o, Duke, and Bassett would return. The article also stated there were rumors that "Wright's character Shuri may take on a more prominent role", leading to speculation that Shuri would take on the mantle of the Black Panther.[3]

On December 11, 2020, it was announced that the role of T'Challa would not be recast, and the film will now come out on July 8, 2022.[14] Eight days later, it was reported that the film would honour Chadwick Boseman and his portrayal as king T'Challa as well as explore the world of Wakanda.[15] The title was officially announced in May 2021.

On April 14, 2021, it was reported that the working title of the film would be "Summer Break".

On May 3, 2021, it was revealed that the film had been retitled from Black Panther II to Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Principal photography began on June 29, 2021 in Atlanta.[16]

On August 19, 2021, Kevin Feige confirmed that Riri Williams / Ironheart will make her MCU debut in the film.[6]

On October 18, 2021, Deadline revealed that the release date for the film had been pushed back to November 11, 2022.[1]

Trivia

  • The title is a nod to the saying "Wakanda Forever", a battle cry by T'Challa.
  • A new Wakandan location will be featured.[17]

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Marvel Movie Shift: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ To Kick Off Summer 2022, ‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ Heads To July & More". Deadline (October 18, 2021).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige on the future of Black Panther, Captain Marvel, X-Men — and beyond". Entertainment Weekly (March 9, 2018).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Marvel's 'Black Panther' Sequel Shoot to Begin in July (Exclusive)" (November 20, 2020). Retrieved on November 22, 2020.
  4. "Of Course, Danai Gurira's Okoye Is Returning For Black Panther 2". Cinema Blend (July 26, 2020).
  5. "'Black Panther 2': Martin Freeman Confirms the Return of Everett Ross". Collider (August 16, 2020).
  6. 6.0 6.1 Dominique Thorne's Riri Williams to Debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Exclusive)
  7. "‘Black Panther’ Sequel Casts Michaela Coel (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety (July 21, 2021).
  8. 'Black Panther 2': Release Date, Cast, Filming Deatils, & Everything We Know So Far About 'Wakanda Forever'
  9. New Production Details Emerge For 'Black Panther 2', Namor COMFIRMED
  10. "Ryan Coogler Signs on to Write and Direct 'Black Panther' Sequel (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter (October 11, 2018).
  11. "Martin Freeman Interview: On 'Ode To Joy' And Breakfast Burritos". Uproxx (August 20, 2019).
  12. "Chadwick Boseman's Twitter Confirm His Death". Twitter (August 28, 2020).
  13. Haring, Bruce (November 15, 2020). "‘Black Panther 2’ Will Not Use Digital Double Of Chadwick Boseman, Says EP". Retrieved on November 15, 2020.
  14. "Black Panther Won't Recast Chadwick Boseman". IGN.com (December 11, 2020).
  15. Black Panther on Twitter Announce Honouring Chadwick Boseman in "Black Panther 2"
  16. ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Production Starts in Atlanta: ‘We’re Going to Make Chad Proud’ (EXCLUSIVE)
  17. Black Panther 2 Leak: Set Video Reveals Wakanda Location


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