New character posters for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever highlight 12 MCU characters from the film, including newcomers Riri Williams and Namor.
Prior to the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever next month, new character posters will reveal a dramatic take on 12 MCU characters from the film. After the huge success of 2018 Black PantherDirector Ryan Coogler returns to direct the film’s sequel, which will wrap up MCU Phase 4. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever It is expected to follow the nation of Wakanda as it mourns the loss of Chadwick Boseman’s King T’Challa, while also battling with new forces on the world stage. Boseman, who played in the first T’Challa Black Panther and several avengers team-up movies, tragically passed away in 2020, but in the upcoming film, another character will take on the mantle of Wakanda’s iconic hero.
Many characters introduced in the first Black Panther will return in Coogler’s sequel, including Shuri (Letitia Wright), Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o), Ramonda (Angela Bassett), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman). In addition to these recurring characters, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is also slated to introduce some new faces, including Namor (Tenoch Huerta), who will seemingly be the film’s antagonist, and Riri Williams (Dominique Thorne), who will become Ironheart, Iron Man’s sequel.
New character posters, courtesy of Disneyreveal a closer look at both new and returning characters in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. While not necessarily revealing anything new about the characters, the posters do emphasize the film’s dramatic tone and give a closer look at the interesting costume details of newcomers such as Ironheart, Namor and Namor’s masked supporters. View the posters below:
Why Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Is The Perfect End To Phase 4
in many ways, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is in a similar position to 2012 The Avengers. That film concluded MCU Phase 1, the first of three phases of the Infinity Saga. Phase 4, which Black Panther: Wakanda Forever concludes, is also the first of three MCU phases that comprise the Multiverse Saga. Like The Avengersthen, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has the difficult task of feeling both as a dramatic culmination of events, as well as the beginning of a larger story.
although Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailers have basically confirmed it won’t be a big team-up movie like The avengers the film certainly seems to be paving the way for the future. In addition to parting ways with T’Challa, a former Avenger, the sequel also introduces a new Black Panther, which is sure to play a major role in future MCU events. Not only that, but newcomers like Ironheart and Namor could also be key players in the rest of the Multiverse Saga. Although many questions remain Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverThe film is sure to be a thrilling, dramatic, and emotional conclusion to Phase 4 of the MCU.
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