Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • 2022
  • US
  • 2h 41min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Ryan Coogler
  • Cast: Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Martin Freeman, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke
  • UK release: 11 November 2022

While mourning the loss of their king T'Challa, the people of Wakanda must defend their nation from invaders.

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Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku and Okoye fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death.

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Danai Gurira wanted to' honur' Chadwick Boseman in Wakanda Forever

7 Nov 2022

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Danai Gurira wanted to “honour” Chadwick Boseman in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ by “giving it her all.” The 44-year-old actress starred as Okoye alongside the late actor – who died following a battle with colon cancer in 2020 at the age of 43 – in…

Lupita Nyong’o: ‘Cast of Black Panther sequel visited Chadwick Boseman’s grave before shooting’

7 Nov 2022

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Lupita Nyong’o says the cast of the upcoming ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ film visited the grave of Chadwick Boseman before shooting. The actress, 39, who reprises her role as Nakia from 2018’s ‘Black Panther’, which starred Chadwick before his…

Lupita Nyong'o feared for Black Panther after Chadwick Boseman's death

4 Nov 2022

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Lupita Nyong'o feared for the 'Black Panther' franchise after the death of Chadwick Boseman. The 39-year-old star returns as the spy Nakia for the sequel 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' and confessed that she didn't know how the series could continue…

Winston Duke: Black Panther has changed the film industry

4 Nov 2022

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Winston Duke credits the original 'Black Panther' film for changing the "landscape" of the film and TV industry. The 35-year-old actor is reprising his role as the warrior M'Baku in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sequel 'Black Panther: Wakanda…

Stormzy and Burna Boy on Black Panther sequel soundtrack

3 Nov 2022

Music gossip

Stormzy and Burna Boy join Rihanna on the 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' soundtrack. The full track-listing for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From And Inspired By’ has been unveiled following the release of 'Lift Me Up' by Rihanna. London…

Ryan Coogler: Terminator 2 inspired Black Panther sequel

2 Nov 2022

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Ryan Coogler credits 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day' as a "big inspiration" for 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'. The 36-year-old director is helming the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) blockbuster and explained how the dynamic between the villain Namor…

Black Panther 3 could depend on Wakanda Forever success

1 Nov 2022

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'Black Panther 3' will depend on the success of 'Wakanda Forever'. Producer Nate Moore has opened up on the status of a potential third film in the series over the coming years, and he insisted while there are "certainly ideas" being thrown around, the…

Rihanna made music comeback for Chadwick Boseman

31 Oct 2022

Music gossip

Rihanna returned to music to record a song in honour of Chadwick Boseman. The pop star broke her hiatus and got bak into the studio to create a track called 'Lift Me Up' for the 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' soundtrack and the movie's director Ryan…

Rihanna is back with her first single in 6 years for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

28 Oct 2022

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Rihanna is back with her first single in six years. The 'Diamonds' hitmaker, whose last solo release was her 2016 LP 'ANTI', has returned with the moving ballad 'Lift Me Up' for the 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' soundtrack. The slow-burner is a…

Rihanna 'first choice' for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack

27 Oct 2022

Film gossip

Rihanna was Ryan Coogler's first choice for the 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' soundtrack. The 'Wild Thoughts' hitmaker has just confirmed her first song from the soundtrack 'Lift Me Up' will arrive on Friday (28.10.22), and the movie's director says…

Lupita Nyong'o supports decision not to recast T'Challa in Black Panther sequel

20 Oct 2022

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Lupita Nyong'o thinks it was the right decision not to recast T'Challa in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'. The 39-year-old star reprises her role as the spy Nakia in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sequel and supports the choice not to replace the…

Ryan Coogler almost quit directing after Chadwick Boseman's death

4 Oct 2022

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Ryan Coogler nearly quit directing after Chadwick Boseman's death. The 36-year-old filmmaker has helmed the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sequel 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' but confessed that he considered walking away from the industry…

Kevin Feige: It would've been too soon to recast Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa in Wakanda Forever

27 Sep 2022

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Kevin Feige says Chadwick Boseman's character wasn't re-cast in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' because it was "much too soon". The actor died from colon cancer aged 43 in 2020, and Marvel Studios president Feige has admitted a decision was made not to…

Lupita Nyong'o 'dreaded' shooting Black Panther following the death of Chadwick Boseman

25 Sep 2022

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Lupita Nyong'o "dreaded" shooting 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' without Chadwick Boseman. The 39-year-old actress starred as Nakia in the 2018 MCU movie alongside Chadwick Boseman – who died from colon cancer at the age of 43 back in 2020 – in the…

Letitia Wright: Black Panther sequel honours Chadwick Boseman

19 Sep 2022

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Letitia Wright says 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' honours the late Chadwick Boseman "in a beautiful way". The 28-year-old actress reprises her role as Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sequel and thinks Ryan Coogler's blockbuster is the…

Daniel Kaluuya can't wait to watch Black Panther sequel as a fan

23 Aug 2022

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Daniel Kaluuya is looking forward to watching 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' as a fan. The 33-year-old actor will not reprise his role as W'Kabi in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sequel due to scheduling conflicts with Jordan Peele's film 'Nope…

UFC star Kamaru Usman lands role in Black Panther 2

1 Aug 2022

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UFC star Kamaru Usman is to make an appearance in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'. The mixed martial artist – who is the current UFC Welterweight Champion – has joined the cast of the upcoming sequel to 2018 Oscar-winning movie 'Black Panther' which is…

Kevin Feige: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a tribute to Chadwick Boseman

25 Jul 2022

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Kevin Feige says 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' is a "tribute" to the late Chadwick Boseman. The actor played the title role in the 2018 superhero film 'Black Panther' but died of colon cancer in 2020 at the age of 43 and now Marvel Studios president…

Lupita Nyong'o: Black Panther sequel has been therapeutic

25 Jul 2022

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Lupita Nyong'o says making 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' has been "therapeutic" following the death of Chadwick Boseman. The 39-year-old actress reprises her role as Nakia in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sequel and admits that making the flick…

Daniel Kaluuya not in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

14 Jul 2022

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Daniel Kaluuya has confirmed he won't be in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'. The 33-year-old actor portrayed W'Kabi in the first movie of the series but revealed scheduling conflicts with his upcoming film 'Nope' meant he was unable to sign on for the…

Chadwick Boseman was honoured on the set of Black Panther 2

23 May 2022

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Chadwick Boseman was honoured on the set of 'Black Panther 2.' The tragic star – who played the title role of the MCU movie 'Black Panther' in 2018 – died at the age of 43 back in 2020 as a result of complications related to colon cancer, with the cast…

Martin Freeman felt 'sad and strange' filming Black Panther 2 without Chadwick Boseman

14 May 2022

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Martin Freeman says it was “odd” and “sad” to make ‘Black Panther 2’ without the late Chadwick Boseman. The 50-year-old actor reprised his role as Everett K. Ross in the second instalment of Marvel’s superhero film ‘Black Panther’ and spoke about how…

Martin Freeman: It was sad and strange filming Black Panther 2 without Chadwick Boseman

6 May 2022

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Martin Freeman admits there was a notable "gap" on set filming the 'Black Panther' sequel without the late Chadwick Boseman. The 50-year-old actor – who plays Everett K. Ross in the Marvel blockbuster – admitted it felt "strange and sad" not having the…

Angela Bassett says that the sequel to Black Panther is better than the first movie

21 Mar 2022

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Angela Bassett thinks that the sequel to 'Black Panther' is better than the first movie. The 63-year-old actress stars as Ramonda, the Queen Mother of Wakanda in upcoming superhero film 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' – which follows on from the…

Black Panther sequel to resume filming next week

15 Jan 2022

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The 'Black Panther' sequel will resume filming next week. Letitia Wright – who plays Shuri, the sister of Black Panther T’Challa in the Marvel movies – was injured on set in August and has been recuperating at home in London. Production on 'Black…

Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther character will not be recast by Marvel

16 Nov 2021

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Chadwick Boseman's 'Black Panther' character T'Challa will not be recast. Marvel's VP of Development Nate Moore has clarified rumours surrounding the future of the superhero following Boseman's death last year. Nate told The Ringer-verse Podcast: "I'm…

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever to shut production while Letitia Wright recovers from on-set injury

6 Nov 2021

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'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' is shutting down production while Letitia Wright recovers from an on-set injury. The 28-year-old actress has been recuperating in her native London since September, after getting injured while shooting a stunt sequence…

Angela Bassett gives update on Black Panther 2 co-star Letitia Wright after fall

21 Sep 2021

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Angela Bassett says Letitia Wright is doing "fine and ready to go" after her minor accident on the set of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’. The 27-year-old actress sustained “minor injuries” and was rushed to hospital, a spokesperson had confirmed last…

Michaela Coel cast in Black Panther sequel

22 Jul 2021

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Michaela Coel has been cast in the 'Black Panther' sequel. The 33-year-old actress and writer has landed a role in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever', Ryan Coogler's follow-up to his 2018 Marvel movie, Variety reports. The movie is set for release in July…

Winston Duke confirms Black Panther sequel return

21 Jul 2021

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Winston Duke has confirmed that he will reprise the role of M'Baku in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'. The 34-year-old actor played the warrior in the original 2018 film and has pledged that director Ryan Coogler and the cast are working on "something…

Angela Bassett says Wakanda Forever script has 'about five incarnations'

9 Jul 2021

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Angela Bassett admits there have been "about five incarnations" of the 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' script. The 62-year-old actress plays Queen Ramonda in the Marvel franchise, and she's revealed that the script has gone through numerous tweaks…

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever production underway

30 Jun 2021

Film gossip

'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' has started filming this week. Production on the highly anticipated sequel to Marvel's 2018 superhero blockbuster as studio boss Kevin Feige admitted the cast and crew is finding it "very emotional" returning to work…

Angela Bassett: Black Panther sequel will honour Chadwick Boseman's legacy

19 May 2021

Film gossip

Angela Bassett is confident that 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' will honour the legacy of Chadwick Boseman. The 62-year-old actress played Ramonda, the mother of Chadwick's superhero T'Challa/Black Panther, and says it will be a challenge to surpass…

Anthony Mackie hints at Black Panther sequel appearance

13 May 2021

Film gossip

Anthony Mackie has suggested he'd be keen to make an appearance in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'. The 42-year-old actor plays the role of Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has hinted he could return to Wakanda after the Disney+ series 'The…

Lupita Nyong'o feels 'pensive' about Black Panther 2

29 Apr 2021

Film gossip

Lupita Nyong'o is in a "pensive state" with regards to the 'Black Panther' sequel. The 38-year-old actress will play the role of Nakia in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film but "can't imagine" returning to set without Chadwick Boseman…

Black Panther II won't move from Georgia

17 Apr 2021

Film gossip

'Black Panther II' won't move production from Georgia. Earlier this week, Antoine Fuqua and Will Smith chose to relocate their upcoming drama 'Emancipation' from the state due to a new restrictive voting law but Ryan Coogler has decided to continue to…

Ryan Coogler wants to continue Black Panther story to honour Chadwick Boseman

1 Apr 2021

Film gossip

Ryan Coogler wants to continue the 'Black Panther' story to honour Chadwick Boseman. The 34-year-old filmmaker is developing a sequel to his 2018 Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie without lead star Chadwick, who died aged 43 in August 2020 after a…

Ryan Coogler: Making Black Panther sequel without Chadwick Boseman is hard

11 Mar 2021

Film gossip

Ryan Coogler says making the 'Black Panther' sequel without Chadwick Boseman is the "hardest thing". The 34-year-old director is working on a follow-up to the 2018 Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film but admits that he is still trying to come to terms…

Lupita Nyong'o promises to 're-imagine' Chadwick Boseman's legacy

4 Mar 2021

Film gossip

Lupita Nyong'o is ready to "re-imagine" Chadwick Boseman's legacy in 'Black Panther 2'. The 38-year-old actress will return to her role as Nakia in the upcoming sequel and though she admitted the movie will be "different" without her late co-star – who…

Daniel Kaluuya uncertain about Black Panther sequel appearance

22 Feb 2021

Film gossip

Daniel Kaluuya is uncertain about whether he will appear in the 'Black Panther' sequel. The 31-year-old actor played the role of W'Kabi in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) blockbuster – the best friend of the late Chadwick Boseman's titular hero…

Michael B. Jordan wants Black Panther return

28 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Michael B. Jordan wants to return for 'Black Panther 2'. The 33-year-old actor played the villainous Erik 'Killmonger' Stevens in the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster and revealed that he would be keen to reprise the role – despite the death of…

Angela Bassett feels Chadwick Boseman is 'irreplaceable' in Black Panther 2

25 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Angela Bassett thinks Chadwick Boseman is "irreplaceable" in 'Black Panther 2'. The 62-year-old actress is set to reprise her role as Queen Ramonda in the Marvel Cinematic Universe project but will not appear alongside Boseman as T'Challa after the star…

Kevin Feige discusses plans for Black Panther 2

11 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Kevin Feige has insisted 'Black Panther 2' "always" intended to focus on other characters. The Marvel Studios boss confirmed the upcoming sequel will not feature CGI footage of the late Chadwick Boseman – who died of cancer last August – nor would his…

Kevin Feige confirms Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther role won't be recast

11 Dec 2020

Film gossip

Chadwick Boseman's 'Black Panther' performance was too "iconic" to be recast. The 43-year-old actor tragically passed away in August following a secret four-year battle with colon cancer, and Marvel boss Kevin Feige has insisted the "immensely talented…

Black Panther 2 'to begin shooting in July'

22 Nov 2020

Film gossip

'Black Panther 2' is set to begin shooting in July 2021. The much-anticipated Marvel movie is poised to start shooting in Atlanta in July and will last for upwards of six months. The upcoming film – which will see Tenoch Huerta star as one of the…

Marvel won't use digital double of Chadwick Boseman for Black Panther 2

16 Nov 2020

Film gossip

Marvel have confirmed a digital double of the late Chadwick Boseman will not be used in 'Black Panther 2'. The actor, who passed away from cancer in August at the age of 43, played the titular superhero in 2018's 'Black Panther', but he will not make a…

Letitia Wright will find Black Panther 'strange' without Chadwick Boseman

19 Oct 2020

Film gossip

Letitia Wright admits it will be "strange" reprising her 'Black Panther' role without Chadwick Boseman. The 26-year-old actress played the role of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film but admits she is finding it hard to deal with the loss of…

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