Marvel fans certainly had a happy start to 2023 with the announcement that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever would have its streaming debut.
The anticipated sequel to 2018’s Black Panther which was the highest-grossing solo superhero film was released in cinema’s in 2022 so fans don’t have to wait long to see their favourite superheros in action again.
What is Black Panther: Wakanda Forever about?
In the follow-up to Black Panther, the Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje, fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.
Who is starring in Black Panther?
Most of the original cast returned for the sequel, though the notable exception was Chadwick Boseman who passed away in 2020 of colon cancer before filming for the second film began.
Returning for the sequel are Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee Angela Basset as Queen Ramonda, Winton Duke as M’Baku, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia and Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross.
Also returning is Letitia Wright who stars as Shuri and after the death of T’Challa takes up the mantle as Black Panther, while Trevor Noah returns as Shuri’s A.I. Griot.
Joining the cast in new roles include Tenoch Huerta Mejia as Namor, Michaela Coel as Aneka, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Valentina Allegra de Fontaine.