Black Panther 2 is officially titled Wakanda Forever

Black panther 2 has had his official title revealed. Set to bow in theaters July 8, 2022, the upcoming sequel is called Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The title has been unveiled as part of a new MCU Phase 4 sizzle reel wielding titles and release dates for various upcoming Marvel Studios projects, and you can watch the video below.

Not much is known about what will happen in Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever, but Ryan Coogler is returning to write and direct the sequel. It has been confirmed by Kevin Feige that Chadwick Boseman will not be recast with a new actor playing T’Challa, nor will it be digitally inserted into the film using CGI. How T’Challa is written out of the sequel remains to be seen, but Feige promises the film will “honor the legacy” of the ending. Black Panther Star.

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There have been rumors that Letitia Wright’s Shuri will play a bigger role in the sequel, possibly as a new protagonist, but this has not been confirmed. We know that Wright, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett and Martin Freeman will reprise their roles from the first film to appear in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Tenoch Huerta has reportedly been in talks to take on the role of a villain as well.

Additionally, Coogler is developing an untitled Wakanda series for Disney +. No plot details have been revealed, but the series will expand on the story of Black Panther and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. It is not yet known when the series will be released.

“Ryan Coogler is a unique storyteller whose vision and reach made him one of the most remarkable filmmakers of his generation,” Disney’s Bob Iger said when the news broke. “With Black Panther, Ryan brought a groundbreaking story and iconic characters to life in a real, meaningful and memorable way, creating a defining cultural moment. We are excited to strengthen our relationship and look forward to telling more interesting stories with Ryan and his team. “

Written by Coogler and Joe Robert Cole and directed by Coogler, Black Panther was released with huge success in 2018. The Marvel movie ended up grossing over $ 1.3 billion at the box office, making it one of the highest grossing features of all time. It also became the first superhero film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, winning the Oscars for Best Costume Design, Best Original Music, and Best Production Design.

After starring in the original film, Chadwick Boseman died last year during pre-production on Black panther 2. His passing came as a surprise to Coogler and Marvel, as the actor had kept his years-long battle with cancer a secret. Recently, Lupita Nyong’o told Yahoo it was difficult to return for the sequel without Boseman, but suggested that Coogler had thought of a great way to honor the late actor.

“His passing is still extremely brutal for me, and I can’t even begin to imagine what it will be like to walk on set and not have him there,” Nyong’o said. “But at the same time, we have a leader in Ryan, who feels very good like us, who also feels the loss in a very, very real way. And his idea, the way he remodeled the second movie, is so respectful of the loss we’ve all experienced as a cast and as a world. So it seems spiritually and emotionally correct to do this. “

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is slated to hit theaters on July 8, 2022. This information comes from | Marvel Studios.

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