Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther has begun production.
Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Prince T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns home to Wakanda to take his place as King.
The Marvel Studios production also stars Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker. Coogler directs from a script he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole.
Marvel’s Black Panther is slated to premiere on February 16th, 2018. Further details follow…
Lots of stuff from Marvel Studios today at Comic-Con 2016. The casts of Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 all made appearances and some new title treatments were revealed.
Also, there was the new poster and trailer for Doctor Strange (see previous post) and one other really big announcement (see next post).
A new era dawns for Wakanda and its ruler, T’Challa! Marvel is proud to offer your new look atBLACK PANTHER #1 written by national correspondent for The Atlantic, MacArthur Genius, and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend Brian Stelfreeze, BLACK PANTHER “A Nation Under Our Feet” is a story about dramatic upheaval in Wakanda and the Black Panther’s struggle to do right by his people as their ruler.
The six-episode Marvel Knights Animation Presents Black Panther is coming to DVD! Based on the graphic novel by Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr., Black Panther features an all-star voice cast that includes Oscar® Nominee Djimon Hounsou [Blood Diamond], Grammy® Winner Jill Scott [#1 Ladies’ Detective Agency] and Golden Globe® Winner Alfre Woodard [Memphis Beat, True Blood].
Marvel Knights Animation Presents Black Panther will be released on January 18, 2011.
For details, check out the official press release following the jump.