(LOS ANGELES) — May 6, 2022 is the day we’ll see the sequel to Marvel’s Black Panther.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and Black Panther co-writer/director Ryan Coogler took the stage at Disney’s D23 Expo Saturday in Anaheim, California to reveal the news. Disney later posted the announcement on its official Twitter page.
Based on the Marvel comics superhero, Black Panther starred Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the king of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, the most technologically advanced country on the planet thanks to its access to the priceless metal vibranium. Lupita Nyong’o, Letitia Wright, Danial Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker also starred.
To date, 2018’s Black Panther has grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide and is the first superhero film to ever earn a Best Picture Oscar nomination.
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