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Black Panther is an upcoming 2018 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero Black Panther. It is a sequel to Captain America: Civil War, and will also be the eighteenth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe while also being the sixth installment of Phase Three.
Black Panther follows T'Challa who, after the events of Captain America: Civil War, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.
- Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa/Black Panther
- Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger
- Lupita Nyong'o as Nakia
- Danai Gurira as Okoye
- Winston Duke as M'Baku
- Andy Serkis as Ulysses Klaue
- Forest Whitaker as Zuri
- Martin Freeman as Everett Ross
- Florence Kasumba as Ayo
- Daniel Kaluuya as W'Kabi
- Angela Bassett as Ramonda
- Letitia Wright as Shuri
- Sterling K. Brown as N'Jobu
- John Kani as T'Chaka
- Atandwa Kani as Young T'Chaka
- Phylicia Rashad as to-be-confirmed character
- Stan Lee as a cameo role
- Warrior Falls
- London, England
- South Korea
- Berkeley, California (flashback)
- Saint Mary’s College High School
To be added
- Panther Habit
- Wakandan Royal Ring
To be added
- Dora Milaje
- United Nations
To be added
In January 2011, Marvel Studios hired Mark Bailey to pen a Black Panther script. Kevin Feige would produce the film. The Black Panther is a fictional character appearing in Marvel comics. He was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. He first appeared in Fantastic Four #52 (July 1966). He is also the first black superhero in mainstream American comics. Feige said that Black Panther is one of the films he is asked the most about. Michael Kenneth Williams, who appeared in The Incredible Hulk, has expressed interest in the titular role.
On October 28, 2014, Marvel Studios made a major announcement citing Black Panther as one of several films to be created in Phase Three.
On February 9, 2015, Marvel officially announced that it was changing the release date of four of its films, including Black Panther. However, Black Panther was changed again during the announcement of Ant-Man and the Wasp.
By August 13, 2015, F. Gary Gray expressed interest in directing the film since he passed up on Captain America: The Winter Soldier to do another film. However, F. Gary Gray was withdrawn from negotiations when he was chosen to direct Universal's Fast & Furious 8.
On October 14, 2015, "HeroicHollywood" reported that Marvel Studios desired Ryan Coogler to direct the film. "Comicbookresources.com" repeated the story.
By January 5, 2016, Ryan Coogler was chosen to direct the film.
On May 13, 2016, Michael B. Jordan joined the cast.
On July 23, 2016, at the San Diego Comic Con, it was announced that Danai Gurira had joined the cast and her role, along with Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o's, was revealed.
On October 8, 2016, Marvel announced that Forest Whitaker, Winston Duke and Daniel Kaluuya joined the cast has Zuri, M'Baku and W'Kabi respectively. Florence Kasumba reprised her role from Captain America: Civil War.
The working title of the movie was "Motherland".
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- "Black Panther News"
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- BLACK PANTHER Comic Con 2016 - Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan
- PRODUCTION WEEKLY – ISSUE 1015 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016 / 114 LISTINGS – 25 PAGES
- ‘Black Panther’ begins filming in Atlanta in January
- Black Panther (film) on Wikipedia.
- Black Panther (film) at the Internet Movie Database.
- Black Panther (film) on Marvel Database.