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Development & Production


Video
Jul. 27, 2021
A video from the set of 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' was leaked, and it teases a return to the iconic throne room from the first film.   (Set Video(s))
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Jul. 19, 2021
Winston Duke expressed that it "was very emotional" to read the script of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ and that everyone involved was "a bit of a family now and [they] grieve together."   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 13, 2021
Kevin Feige confirmed that he was “looking to Ryan Coogler for guidance” as they discussed “continuing the legacy of Wakanda and continuing with that storyline.”   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jul. 08, 2021
'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' was rumored to shoot scenes around and possibly inside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.   (Lizzie Hill)
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Jul. 08, 2021
Angela Bassett revealed that "there have been about five incarnations of the script" for 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 08, 2021
Angela Bassett said that "a lot of things had to be shifted" for 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' since August 2020, but praised director Ryan Coogler and writer Joe Robert Cole's talents, noting she has full faith they will deliver a worthy follow-up.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 30, 2021
Kevin Feige confirmed that production for 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' has already begun in Atlanta, Georgia.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jun. 29, 2021
'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' was rumored to shoot scenes in Worcester, Massachusetts in Summer 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 24, 2021
Anthony Mackie teased that the preparations for 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' are "driving everybody ragged."   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 04, 2021
Michael B. Jordan said that he would return to the MCU "if it's the right thing and it's impactful and if [he could add something to it. "   (Cast/Crew)
Official
May. 03, 2021
The official title of the 'Black Panther' sequel was confirmed to be 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.'   (Marvel Studios)
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Apr. 30, 2021
Michael B. Jordan said that he can't confirm nor deny if he will return in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 16, 2021
Ryan Coogler revealed that the production for 'Black Panther 2' will not be leaving Georgia despite the recent backlash to the Georgian “Election Integrity Act of 2021.”   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Apr. 15, 2021
The working title for 'Black Panther 2' was rumored to be Summer Break.   (The Ronin)
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Mar. 31, 2021
Ryan Coogler said that “it would be harder for me to stop” production of 'Black Panther 2' than to continue with it, and that to do otherwise would be disrespectful to the late Chadwick Boseman.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 29, 2021
Anthony Mackie said that he believes that Chadwick Boseman wouldn't want Black Panther to be recast in the MCU.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 09, 2021
Kevin Feige said that the studio is continuing to focus on “being honest in [their] storytelling,” and this is “something that Chad [Boseman] and Ryan Coogler” always want them to lead the charge on for ‘Black Panther 2.’   (Cast/Crew)
Official (Updated)
Feb. 01, 2021
Ryan Coogler was confirmed to have joined the crew of the untitled 'Wakanda' Disney+ series as a writer.   (Cast/Crew)

Feb. 01, 2021
A Disney+ series revolving around a drama based in the Kingdom of Wakanda was confirmed to be in development at Marvel Studios.   (Deadline)
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Jan. 26, 2021
Ryan Coogler revealed that he will be using 'Black Panther's 500-page Bible as "a big reference point for (them) to come back to for when (they) had questions" during the upcoming production of 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Sep. 02, 2020
'Black Panther 2's production was reported to be scheduled to start in March 2021 prior to Chadwick Boseman's death.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Report
Sep. 02, 2020
Disney was reported to be focused on respecting and paying tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman rather than on planning 'Black Panther 2.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Rumor
Feb. 14, 2020
'Black Panther 2' was rumored to be planning to begin production in March 2021 in Australia.   (MCU Cosmic)
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Nov. 06, 2019
Daniel Kaluuya said he was unsure if he'll reprise his role as W'Kabi in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Oct. 01, 2019
Ryan Coogler was confirmed to be "just beginning the process of outlining the story" of 'Black Panther 2.'   (Disney)
Official
Aug. 23, 2019
'Black Panther 2's' yet-to-be-revealed name was confirmed to have a subtitle.   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Jun. 27, 2019
'Black Panther 2's' story was confirmed to be in the process of being outlined by Ryan Coogler.   (Marvel Studios)
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Nov. 06, 2018
Ryan Coogler said that he and Marvel Studios want to "focus on trying to make something that has some type of meaning" with 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Oct. 11, 2018
'Black Panther 2' was reported to be eyeing to begin production in late 2019 or early 2020.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Official
Mar. 09, 2018
Kevin Feige said Marvel Studios has "ideas and a pretty solid direction on where we want to head" with 'Black Panther 2.'   (Marvel Studios)

Crew


Rumor
Jul. 01, 2021
Autumn Durald was rumored to have joined the crew of 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' as a cinematographer.   (Discussing Film)
Official
Jan. 26, 2021
Hannah Beachler was confirmed to have joined the crew of 'Black Panther 2' as the film's production designer.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 08, 2020
Rachel Morrison said there may be scheduling issues that will prevent her from returning as cinematographer for 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
Report (Updated)
Aug. 23, 2019
Ryan Coogler was confirmed as writer and director of 'Black Panther 2.'   (Marvel Studios)

Oct. 11, 2018
Ryan Coogler was reported to be signed on as writer and director of 'Black Panther 2.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Official
Feb. 05, 2018
Alan Horn confirmed that Disney "certainly want" Ryan Coogler to return as the director for 'Black Panther 2.'   (Disney)

Cast


Report
Jul. 21, 2021
Michaela Coel was reported to have joined the cast of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ in an unknown role.   (Variety)
Report
Jul. 21, 2021
Michaela Coel was reported to have joined the cast of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ in an unknown role.   (Variety)
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Jul. 19, 2021
Winston Duke confirmed that he will return as M’Baku in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.’   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jun. 07, 2021
Tenoch Huerta was rumored to be playing Namor the Submariner in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.'   (The Illuminerdi)
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Jun. 02, 2021
Sterling K. Brown revealed that he would be honored to return as N'Jobu in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.'   (Cast/Crew)
Report
May. 27, 2021
Danai Gurira was reported to return as Okoye in an unspecified "origin spinoff series" premiering on Disney+.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Rumor
May. 14, 2021
'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' was rumored to be casting actors to play mercenary and diplomat roles in the film.   (POC Culture)
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Mar. 17, 2021
Martin Freeman was confirmed to have joined the cast of 'Black Panther 2' as Everett Ross.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Feb. 13, 2021
'Black Panther 2' was rumored to be casting for two Mayan, indigenous characters named "Zyanya" and "Cadmael."   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Official
Dec. 11, 2020
Marvel Studios confirmed they would not recast the role of T'Challa after Chadwick Boseman's passing.   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Aug. 29, 2020
Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman passed away due to colon cancer.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 07, 2020
Janelle Monae said she has expressed interest to Ryan Coogler in being cast in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 05, 2020
Winston Duke said he wants to reprise his role as M'Baku in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 16, 2019
Martin Freeman said he will likely return as Everett Ross in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Danai Gurira said that she will reprise her role as Okoye in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Nov. 08, 2018
Letitia Wright was reported to reprise her role as Shuri in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Deadline)

Release Date


Official
Dec. 11, 2020
The release date of 'Black Panther 2' was confirmed to have moved to July 8, 2022.   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Dec. 11, 2020
'Black Panther 2' was confirmed to have moved to July 8, 2022.   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Aug. 24, 2019
'Black Panther 2' was confirmed to release on May 6, 2022.   (Marvel Studios)
Official
Apr. 23, 2018
The release of 'Black Panther 2' was said to be dependent on director Ryan Coogler returning.   (Marvel Studios)

Plot


Rumor
Jul. 28, 2021
'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' was rumored to include a translated reference to the passing of T'Challa.   (Set Video(s))
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Jun. 30, 2021
Kevin Feige teased that the cast and crew of 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' are working towards making a film that would make the late Chadwick Boseman proud.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 12, 2021
Martin Freeman teased that fans are in for something truly special in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.'   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 12, 2021
Martin Freeman claimed that the plot of 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' is "odd at parts," but director Ryan Coogler kept telling him that it is going to work.   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 29, 2021
Lupita Nyong'o confirmed that Ryan Coogler has "reshaped" 'Black Panther 2' in light of Chadwick Boseman's passing.   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 06, 2021
Lupita Nyong'o revealed that the plan of 'Black Panther 2' director Ryan Coogler "very much honors [Chadwick Boseman] and his legacy."   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 31, 2021
Ryan Coogler said that Chadwick Boseman "wouldn't have wanted us to stop [Black Panther 2]" after his passing.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 17, 2021
Martin Freeman admitted that he "still [doesn't] know what [Black Panther 2] is going to look like" without the late Chadwick Boseman.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 11, 2021
Ryan Coogler admitted that it's "difficult to have perspective on something while you’re going through it" while calling Chadwick Boseman's passing "one of the more profound things that (he's) ever gone through.”   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 03, 2021
Lupita Nyong’o said that 'Black Panther 2' director Ryan Coogler "has some really, really exciting ideas" for the sequel.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 08, 2021
Michael B. Jordan admitted that he can't "say too much" about his possible return in 'Black Panther 2,' but he would return if given the chance.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 27, 2021
Michael B. Jordan said that he is willing to return as Killmonger in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 11, 2021
Kevin Feige said that 'Black Panther 2' "was always about furthering the mythology and the inspiration of Wakanda."   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Dec. 11, 2020
Kevin Feige said 'Black Panther 2' will "continue to explore the world of Wakanda and all of the rich and varied characters introduced in the first film."   (Marvel Studios)
Report
Nov. 20, 2020
Letitia Wright's Shuri was reported to "take on a more prominent role" in 'Black Panther 2.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Nov. 13, 2020
Marvel Studios Executive Vice President Victoria Alonso said that 'Black Panther 2' will not create a digital double for Chadwick Boseman.   (Marvel Studios)
Rumor
Nov. 27, 2019
'Black Panther 2' was rumored to feature Doctor Doom as a villain.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Rumor
Apr. 10, 2018
Namor was rumored to be the villain in 'Black Panther 2'.   (Grace Randolph)