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Development & Production


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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Oct. 01, 2019
Ryan Coogler was confirmed to be "just beginning the process of outlining the story" of 'Black Panther 2.'   (Disney)
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Aug. 23, 2019
'Black Panther 2's' yet-to-be-revealed name was confirmed to have a subtitle.   (Marvel Studios)
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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)
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Oct. 11, 2018
'Black Panther 2' was reported to be eyeing to begin production in late 2019 or early 2020.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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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


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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)
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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)
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Feb. 05, 2018
Alan Horn confirmed that Disney "certainly want" Ryan Coogler to return as the director for 'Black Panther 2.'   (Disney)

Cast


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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)
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Feb. 13, 2021
'Black Panther 2' was rumored to be casting for two Mayan, indigenous characters named "Zyanya" and "Cadmael."   (Murphy's Multiverse)
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Dec. 11, 2020
Marvel Studios confirmed they would not recast the role of T'Challa after Chadwick Boseman's passing.   (Marvel Studios)
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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)
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Nov. 08, 2018
Letitia Wright was reported to reprise her role as Shuri in 'Black Panther 2.'   (Deadline)

Release Date


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

Plot


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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)
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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)
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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)
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Nov. 27, 2019
'Black Panther 2' was rumored to feature Doctor Doom as a villain.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
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Apr. 10, 2018
Namor was rumored to be the villain in 'Black Panther 2'.   (Grace Randolph)