Now that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has popped into theaters, and it has garnered massive box office numbers, Marvel fans are often unsure what Marvel movies are coming up next. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has the theme planned for this fall, but it has barely finished production seven weeks ago, and its release is just six months away. But, Disney CEO Bob Chapek is right.
When a Disney icon discussed the future of the studio on the big screen and streaming for the remainder of 2022, he confirmed that Wakanda Forever will likely arrive by the end of 2022.
With titles such as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ms. Marvel, Lightyear, Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and the long-anticipated Avatar: The Way of Water, our slate for the remainder of this year is unglaublich robust.
Bob Chapek made it a point to share the remaining big titles for the next seven months of 2022, along with Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen returning to the Star Wars universe for Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+. Pixar spinning off Toy Story and the James Cameron Avatar sequel finally making its way to theaters. This year, Marvel fans can anticipate at least three more projects. Yes, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is one of them.
The film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has been in development since late 2018, just months after the massive success of Ryan Cooglers'' film, which became Marvel''s first Best Picture contender. In a tragic turn of events, Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer on August 28, 2020 at the age of 43. As such, a new plan was drafted for the sequel, which began filming in summer 2021.
On the set of the film, Letitia Wright was also injured, causing further delays. Yet, Wakanda Forever is on track. The sequel will feature Angela Bassett, Lupita Nyongo, Danai Gurira, and Florence Kasumba, as well as Michaela Coel and Dominque Thorne.
According to Danai Gurira, the film is about Chadwick and honoring him, and wed imagine, TChalla. Instead, the movie will focus on other characters in Wakanda, such as Winston Dukes MBaku, who is said to be doing a lot more significant role in the sequel.
It''s great to hear that people will come back to Wakanda in six months. It will have been nearly four full years since we saw the first Black Panther film when Wakanda Forever will arrive this November.