D23 Expo 2022: Marvel Studios' ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’
Return to Wakanda on November 11.
Ready to dive further into the Multiverse? During Saturday’s Walt Disney Studios - Lucasfilm & Marvel Studios Presentation at D23 Expo 2022, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige took to the stage to share a bevy of brand new announcements as the MCU dives further into Phase 4, 5, and 6 — aka, The Multiverse Saga.
"BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER” director Ryan Coogler shared an exclusive look at a scene and some highlights from the much-anticipated follow-up to 2018’s “Black Panther.” Much to the crowd’s delight, cast members Angela Bassett (Queen Ramonda), Letitia Wright (Shuri), Winston Duke (M’Baku) and Tenoch Huerta (Namor) joined Coogler and Feige on stage.
In the story, the Wakandans fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. The heroes must band together to forge a new path for the kingdom. Also starring Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Florence Kasumba (Ayo), Dominique Thorne (Riri Williams), Michaela Coel (Aneka), Mabel Cadena (Namora), Alex Livinalli (Attuma) and Martin Freeman (Everett Ross), “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is produced by Feige and Nate Moore, and hits the big screen on Nov. 11.
Angela Bassett wowed the crowd and shared that, "It was an amazing experience and we absolutely look forward to bringing to you. This is the calm before the amazing storm." She also added, "Chadwick was with us every step of the way, he paved the way. We had to meet his level of excellence."
Newcomer to Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tenoch Huerta shared his experience portraying Namor, "When you go to a new country and a new culture, and be embraced...all this love, to make the best movie ever with a great story, with a love of profound respect for the culture."
To wrap things up, fan favorite Winston Duke declared, "We are back! I am excited for everyone to see Wakanda." Followed by Letitia Wright who said, "So many great new characters attached to this franchise and to this story. I’m so excited how impactful this story will be. I’m excited for my bro to look down on us and smile."
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