Wakanda Forever

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Aairah Khan, Staff Writer

It’s been a while since Marvel Studio’s has released one of their films to the theaters, but this one in particular is special. Marvel has officially released their new film, Black Panther, Wakanda Forever on November 11th and it holds a special place in the hearts of the fans. Considering this movie is the sequel to the first Black Panther movie, which came out in 2018, and it’s a tribute to the late actor, Chadwick Boseman, who sadly passed away two years ago. Chadwick played the Black Panther, King T’Challa, before his untimely passing. Wakanda Forever also marks the last movie for phase four of the MCU and the beginning of phase 5 next year, kicking it off with the third Antman movie. 

It has been four years since the first movie came out, and while there are some recognizable actors, there are some new ones as well. The cast members whom we have seen before are Letitia Wright (Shuri), Angela Bassett (Queen Ramonda), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Winston Duke (M’Baku), and Martin Freeman (Everett Ross). Filming the movie has been hard for the actors, as the movie represents the legacy of Chadwick’s character and honors him for bringing the Black Panther to life in the first place. The movie also had an amazing soundtrack, and not to mention one of the songs was created by a very well known singer. For the first time in six years, Grammy award winning singer Rihanna has come back to music industry and recorded a song for the movie called “Lift Me Up”. 

Wakanda forever may not be the same without Chadwick Boseman, but these actors have made him proud. The director of the movie, Ryan Coogler, has been working Disney and has now confirmed that they are working on brand new Marvel action series. The show is titled Kingdom of Wakanda and is going to be released on Disney Plus. It’s safe to assume that this will not be the last time we see these actors on the big screen.