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Wakanda Forever: Everything You Need To Know About Black Panther 2

Wakanda Forever

As soon as the credits rolled, we knew that a sequel to Black Panther was inevitable and that we had to get the rest of the story. While there’s no official release date or cast, we know that director Ryan Coogler and production company Marvel Studios are hard at work on the film. Here’s what we know about the release date, the cast, the plot and everything else you need to know about Wakanda Forever.

What is Wakanda Forever?

We don’t really know, but when rumors started circulating about an all-black spin-off starring Michael B. Jordan, it became clear that there was an appetite for a new story in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So, the gossip intensified when a first draft of the script leaked online in December 2017. The leaked screenplay, penned by Ava DuVernay Ava DuVernay! The celebrated film director is being credited with helping Coogler flesh out the script and making it more relevant to the current political climate. In a statement she said: “The film is a love letter that shows how beautiful and diverse Africa is while addressing the issues that face all of us. The mesmerizing appearence of Wakanda is that it’s not a fictional country, it’s the real Africa.” What does the Wakanda Forever script say?

The Black Panther Wakanda Forever Sequel Release Date

TBA, but probably April 2020. The cast Ryan Coogler is returning to direct the sequel, with Chadwick Boseman reprising his role as T’Challa/Black Panther, Writer Michael B and Jordan as Erik Killmonger and Danai Gurira as Okoye. (Jordan was reportedly in negotiations to appear as W’Kabi, the new head of the spy agency The Dora Milaje, but they have yet to make it official.) The sequel has also reportedly brought back Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Forest Whitaker, and Winston Duke as their roles from the first film. It’s in development Coogler’s film wrapped production in February. Marvel is officially working on a script with the same screenwriters who wrote and produced the first film.

Casting and plot

Get excited, because rumors are true. The Hollywood Reporter confirm that a Black Panther sequel will release in theaters on July 16, 2020. Other confirmation of the new film was deliver in a teaser video from Disney’s D23 Expo. The second film will be directed by Coogler, and also has a script by Joe Robert Cole. Who previously collaborated with Coogler on Creed. The film is also expect to star Danai Gurira as Okoye, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Michael B. Jordan as the villain Erik Killmonger and Forest Whitaker as Zuri, Erik Killmonger’s spiritual advisor. Martin Freeman is also expect to reprise his role as Everett Ross from Captain America: Civil War.

Conclusion

Okay, so by the end of Black Panther we all assumed he’d be back, but not quite like this. The story couldn’t end that soon but it did. Wakanda Forever is coming and it’s going to be EPIC! Check out these pictures of the new posters, and start getting your Black Panther merch ready. It’s going to be bigger than Wonder Woman. You know it. We know it. Also On 93.