Images from Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will appear in the sizzle of National Film Day.
According to Fandango’s Erik Davis on Twitter, National Movie Day will take place on September 3, with 3,000 movie theaters across the US offering movie tickets for just $3. Those select theaters will feature a special National Film Day sizzling reel featuring new footage from the upcoming Black Panther continuation.
Marvel Studios presented the first emotional and cinematic teaser of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever during San Diego Comic-Con in July. wakanda forever director Ryan Coogler, who also directed the 2018 Black Panther, introduced the teaser dedicating it to the memory of the late Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in 2019. “I promise you, I can feel his hand on me right now… the impact he had on this industry will be felt.” forever,” Coogler said. Regarding wakanda foreverCoogler said, “It goes to new places in Wakanda that we’ve never seen before, but it also goes to all-too-new corners of the MCU.”
Black Panther returns to the MCU
The teaser introduced Tenoch Huerta as Namor the Sub-Mariner, offered a first look at the MCU’s Atlantis and Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams/Ironheart, and teased a new hero to take up the Black Panther mantle. Thorne would make her MCU debut as Riri Williams in the sequel before going on to star in her own Disney+ series, Iron heartfor which Chinaka Hodge will serve as head writer.
wakanda forever began filming in Atlanta, GA on June 29, 2021, but production has been halted multiple times since then due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The film serves as a sequel to 2018 Black Pantherstarring the late Boseman as King T’Challa/Black Panther. wakanda foreverThe plot of was restructured after Boseman’s death in 2020. “It’s clearly very emotional without Chad,” Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige said shortly before. wakanda forever production began. “But everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and to the fans. We’re going to do it in a way that makes Chad proud.”
the Black Panther The sequel will see Angela Bassett reprise her role as Queen Ramonda, as well as Letitia Wright as Shuri, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Winston Duke as M’Baku, Danai Gurira as Okoye, and Martin Freeman as Everett Ross. An official synopsis released by Marvel after the trailer’s debut revealed that wakanda forever will follow these characters as they “fight to protect their nation from the world powers that intervene following the death of King T’Challa.” The film also stars Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena, and Alex Livanalli.
Directed by Ryan Coogler Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hits theaters November 11, 2022.