Final month Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally, the extremely anticipated sequel to the Oscar-winning Marvel Studios blockbuster Black Panther, started manufacturing. After the tragic passing of the franchise’s titular star Chadwick Boseman final 12 months, followers are eagerly anticipating seeing how the sequel is not going to solely handle and incorporate Boseman’s dying into the movie whereas concurrently honoring his iconic portrayal. Right this moment Selection reported that actress Michaela Coel has joined the forged of Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally.
Not surprisingly given the infamous secrecy of Marvel Studios, the main points of Coel’s character are unknown so let the fan hypothesis start!
Finest identified for not solely creating however starring within the HBO drama I Could Destroy You, for which she’s acquired 4 Emmy nominations, Michaela Coel has been on the rise for the previous couple of years.
Whereas Disney has said they don’t have any intention of ever changing Boseman as T’Challa, clearly followers don’t have to fret about Wakanda disappearing from the MCU anytime quickly. Earlier this 12 months, it was introduced that actress Danai Gurira might be reprising her function as Dora Milaje warrior Okoye not solely within the Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally sequel but additionally as the most recent MCU character to obtain her personal authentic Disney+ spin-off collection.
Furthermore, Disney signed an unique cope with Black Panther screenwriter/director Ryan Coogler and his firm Proximity Media. The deal creates a five-year unique settlement between Proximity Media and Disney TV to develop new tv collection, together with one based mostly within the Kingdom of Wakanda.
Black Panther: Wakanda Eternally is scheduled to hit theaters on July 8, 2022. Keep tuned for extra updates on each the cinematic sequel to Black Panther in addition to what’s coming from Marvel’s streaming collection.