The Black Panther is a Marvel superhero movie based on the Black Panther comics. It follows T’Challa as he returns to Wakanda after his father’s death and must take up responsibility for the future of his country. The Black Panther was released on 16 February 2018 in the United States and has been received with critical acclaim, earning an A+ CinemaScore from audiences.
Black Panther 2 is set to start filming in 2021 to continue the incredible legacy left by the history-making first movie.
The tragic news broke in August that Chadwick Boseman had died at the age of 43, and as fans and the industry mourned Boseman’s untimely death, plans for the sequel (which had been confirmed in October 2018 were understandably put on hold.
The Release Date:
Before the untimely passing of Boseman, the sequel was set for release on May 6, 2022, but there has, understandably, been a slight delay to July 8, 2022.
About the Movie:
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is the Black Panther comic book series by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze.
Black Panther film was initially scheduled for release in July 2019 but was pushed back to Black Panther II is set to start filming in 2021.
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.
Michael B. Jordan as Erik Stevens.
Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia.
Danai Gurira as Okoye.
Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross.
Daniel Kaluuya as W’Kabi.
Letitia Wright as Shuri.
Winston Duke as M’Baku.
After the events of Black Panther, Erik Stevens (a.k.a Killmonger) has taken over as King of Wakanda with Black Panthers and Shuri in exile from their homeland. With help from the CIA agent Everett Ross and Nakia – a secret undercover operative sent to spy on T’Challa-Killmonger is building weapons made out of Vibranium for an upcoming war against other countries that have access to it.
T’challa returns to his rightful throne alongside Okoye, who was appointed by him as a leader while he pursued Erik Stevens around the world, reluctantly accepting her advice about how Wakanda should be run during his absence.
W’Kabi plots dissent amongst fellow tribesmen due to being denied the Black Panther title himself and jealousy over T’challa’s relationship with Okoye.
Killmonger imprisons Black Panther, Nakia, Shuri and Everett Ross in a secret prison to keep them from interfering with his plans for global domination; Erik Stevens makes an appearance as well when he rescues Black Panther but is wounded during the process by W’Kabi who was aiming at Black Panther instead.
The Black Panther is back in action with his nation of Wakanda. He has been reunited with members of the Dora Milaje and Border Tribe, including General Okoye (Danai Gurira), Queen Shuri (Letitia Wright) and T’Challa’s best friend W’Kabi (Daniel Kaluuya).
They have all heard about Black Panther’s fight against Killmonger for control over Wakanda but no one knows that Black Panther had to surrender when he was betrayed by those who were supposed to be on his side.
Killmonger imprisons Black Panther, Nakia, Shuri and Everett Ross in a secret prison to keep them from interfering with his plans for Wakanda.
While Black Panther is imprisoned, he remembers his father T’Chaka and the good times they spent together when Black Panther was a child. The memories of his father strengthen Black Panther’s determination to fight Killmonger for control over Wakanda once again.
Black Panther has to rely on the help of his friends and he sets out for a final battle with Killmonger.
Black Panther defeats him and takes control over Wakanda once again but Black Panther is still not satisfied because there are those who have betrayed Black Panther in the days when he was struggling against Killmonger so Black panther wants to take care of them all at once, starting with W’Kabi, who had let Klaue go free during this struggle
The Black Panthers struggles against Killmonger come to an abrupt end when T’Chaka’s son is imprisoned by those that were supposed to be his allies.