Chadwick Boseman Honored in New Wakanda Forever Featurette From Marvel Studios

Chadwick Boseman Honored in New Wakanda Forever Featurette From Marvel Studios

New character posters were also released for the Black Panther sequel.

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Director Ryan Coogler and his Black Panther ensemble pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman’s memory in a new behind the scenes look at Wakanda Forever. The Marvel Studios sequel pressed on after the untimely death of the beloved actor, who so memorably portrayed King T’Challa onscreen.

Gathered in the featurette below are director Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett (Queen Ramonda), Letitia Wright (Shuri), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Winston Duke (M’Baku), Danai Gurira (Okoye), and Tenoch Huerta (Namor).

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever | Return to Wakanda

Marvel Studios’ official description from the release reveals that Wakanda Forever follows Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye, and the Dora Milaje in a “fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. When Namor, king of a hidden undersea nation, alerts them to a global threat and his disturbing plan to thwart it, the Wakandans band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.”

Check out new character posters in the next slides:

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M’Baku

M’Baku

Winston Duke returns as M’Baku.
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Winston Duke as M’Baku.

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Nakia

Nakia

Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia.
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Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia.

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Queen Ramonda

Queen Ramonda

Angela Bassett as Queen Ramonda
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Angela Bassett as Queen Ramonda.

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Shuri

Shuri

Leticia Wright as Shuri.
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Leticia Wright as Shuri.

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Namor

Namor

Tenoch Huerta as Namor.
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Tenoch Huerta as Namor.

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Okoye

Okoye

Danai Gurira as Okoye.
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Danai Gurira as Okoye.

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Aneka

Aneka

Michaela Coel as Aneka.
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Michaela Coel as Aneka.

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Ayo

Ayo

Florence Kasumba as Ayo.
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Florence Kasumba as Ayo.

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Riri Williams

Riri Williams

Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams.
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Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams.

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Namora

Namora

Mabel Cadena as Namora.
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Mabel Cadena as Namora.

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Attuma

Attuma

Alex Livinalli as Attuma.
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Alex Livinalli as Attuma.

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Everett Ross

Everett Ross

Martin Freeman as Everett Ross.
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Martin Freeman as Everett Ross.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever opens in theaters November 11, 2022.


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