Lupita Nyong’o promises Black Panther 2 will honor Chadwick Boseman

Black Panther
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“I think people will be excited about this movie.”

Announced for November 9, 2022 at the cinema after two filming stops, the sequel to the Black Panther of 2018 is still discreet about its plot and its cast, especially after the death of its main interpreter Chadwick Boseman. The actor, who died in August 2020, was to resume the role of the superhero from Wakanda Black Panther. But as one man goes missing, fans wonder about the franchise and its sequel Wakanda Forever. However, the actress Lupita Nyong’owho was already in the cast of the first film, wants to reassure everyone: Wakanda Forever will be an exciting film, which will pay homage to Boseman.

Black Panther 2: Lupita Nyong’o and the void left by Chadwick Boseman

It was during the spring digital campaign of Saks Fifth Avenue (a chain of department stores) transcribed by People that the actress spoke about the result of Black Panther : “It will be strange to release another one of these movies without Chadwick Boseman, but we will honor him. I think people will be excited about this movie.”

His words come as Wakanda Foreverrealized by Ryan Coogler, will not see T’Challa being played by another actor. Rather, Coogler opted to revamp the script after Chadwick Boseman’s demise to keep it on screen. However, the ins and outs of the plot are still not known, and nothing says that Shuri, T’Challa’s sister, interpreted by Letitia Wright, will not end up taking over the role of the hero Black Panther, as in the comics. We only have to wait until the end of 2022 to find out more.

Black Panther 2 will be released in 2022, T’Challa will not be recast

As a reminder, Black Panther was released in 2018 and represented 3,708,125 tickets sold in France. Chadwick Boseman, interpreter of the superhero since the launch of the franchise at the cinema by Marvel in Captain America: Civil War in 2016, had donned the costume of the vigilante from Wakanda four times on the big screen, and one last time posthumously dubbing an episode of the series What if…? on Disney+.

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