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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is an upcoming superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. The film is a sequel to Black Panther and Avengers: Endgame. It is the thirtieth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the seventh film of Phase Four. The film is set to be released on November 11, 2022.[4]


Marvel StudiosBlack Panther: Wakanda Forever will continue to explore the incomparable world of Wakanda and all of the rich and varied characters introduced in the first film.[5]





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On February 14, 2018, Kevin Feige revealed in an interview that he wanted Ryan Coogler to return to write and direct a sequel to Black Panther.[16]

On March 9, 2018, Kevin Feige revealed that there were plans to make a sequel to Black Panther.[17]

On October 11, 2018, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Ryan Coogler had signed on to return to write and direct the film with production expected to begin in late 2019 or early 2020.[1]

On January 28, 2019, Angela Bassett's husband Courtney B. Vance stated that the main cast of the first film would return for the sequel, including Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, with Bassett stating "[We didn't technically see him] go into the ocean, no."[18]

On July 20, 2019, at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Kevin Feige confirmed that many projects, including a Black Panther sequel, were in development.[19]

On August 21, 2019, Martin Freeman revealed that the film was expected to begin production in 2021.[20] Three days later, at D23 Expo 2019, Kevin Feige and Ryan Coogler revealed that the working title of the film was Black Panther II and that it would be released on May 6, 2022.[21]

On August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman, who was set to reprise his role as T’Challa/Black Panther in the film, passed away after a 4 year battle with colon cancer.[22]

On November 12, 2020, in an interview with Clarín, Victoria Alonso stated that there are no plans to use a digital double of Chadwick Boseman in the film. She also stated that Marvel Studios was taking a little time to figure out how they would continue the story and how to honor Boseman.[23]

On November 20, 2020, The Hollywood Reporter reported that the film would begin production in July 2021 and that Tenoch Huerta was in talks to join the cast of the film. It was also reported that Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, and Angela Bassett would be reprising their roles as Shuri, Nakia, M'Baku, and Ramonda, respectively, in the film.[6]

On December 10, 2020, during Disney’s 2020 Investor Day, Kevin Feige revealed that the role of T’Challa/Black Panther would not be recast and that the film would explore the world of Wakanda as well as the rich and varied characters introduced in the first film. He also announced that the film would be released on July 8, 2022.[24]

On April 14, 2021, it was reported that the working title of the film was "Summer Break".[25]

On May 3, 2021, it was revealed that the film had been retitled from Black Panther II to Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.[5]

On June 24, 2021, it was reported that the film would shoot some scenes in Worcester, Massachusetts over the next few months.[26]

On June 29, 2021, during the Black Widow world premiere fan event, Kevin Feige announced that the film had started production in Atlanta.[27] The next day, Discussing Film reported that Autumn Durald had joined the film as the cinematographer.[28]

On July 8, 2021, it was reported that the film would shoot some scenes around and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[29]

On July 12, 2021, in an interview with Rotten Tomatoes, Kevin Feige revealed that Joe Robert Cole had returned to co-write the film.[2]

On July 21, 2021, Variety reported that Michaela Coel had joined the cast of the film in an undisclosed role.[7]

On August 19, 2021, in an interview, Kevin Feige revealed that Riri Williams/Ironheart would make her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in the film.[30]

On August 25, 2021, Deadline reported that Letitia Wright had suffered minor injuries while filming a stunt for the film. She received care at a local hospital and was released a couple of hours later.[31]

On September 7, 2021, Ludwig Göransson revealed that he would be composing the score for the film.[3]

On September 19, 2021, Collider reported that Tenoch Huerta had joined the cast of the film in an undisclosed role.[12]

On October 18, 2021, it was announced that the film had been pushed back from its initial release date to November 11, 2022.[4]

On November 5, 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported that the production of the film would be shut down temporarily due to the severity of the injury sustained by Letitia Wright back in August.[32]

On November 10, 2021, it was reported that Becky Lynch had joined the cast of the film in an undisclosed role.[15]

On November 19, 2021, Deadline reported that the production of the film had officially been shut down temporarily.[33]

On January 14, 2022, BBC News reported that Letitia Wright had recovered from her injuries and that the film had resumed production.[34] Four days later, The Hollywood Reporter reported that the production of the film had been delayed because several cast and crew members, including Lupita Nyong'o, had tested positive for COVID-19.[35]

On March 13, 2022, it was reported that Dominique Thorne revealed that she had finished shooting her scenes for the film.[36]

On March 24, 2022, it was reported that the film had wrapped production.[37]


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