Marvel is releasing new character posters for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever that take a closer look at Shuri, Namor, and others in the film.
Marvel releases new character posters for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The upcoming film hits theaters November 11 and will bring Phase 4 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a close. Black Panther Director Ryan Coogler returns to direct the sequel and is joined by returning stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Martin Freeman and Angela Bassett. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever also introduces Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams and Tenoch Huerta as Namor in the MCU.
Following Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing in 2020, Marvel announced the decision not to recast his character T’Challa. Instead, the Black Panther the sequel will honor Boseman’s memory and will focus on the people of Wakanda who must deal with the fallout from T’Challa’s death. As part of this, a new Black Panther will continue T’Challa’s legacy. However, although Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverLess than a month away from release, Marvel has kept the identity of the new Black Panther a closely guarded secret, with promotion focusing primarily on the characters already revealed and the upcoming conflict with the Atlantis-inspired undersea nation Talocan and its ruler. names.
The latest set of posters for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever continue this practice. miracle released new posters that give a glimpse into the main characters of the film. While Shuri, Queen Ramonda, Okoye, M’Baku, Nakia and Namor are all on display, none of the posters reveal the new Black Panther. View the new posters above.
Shuri’s poster hints at her Black Panther status
While Marvel still hasn’t officially announced who the new Black Panther is, a popular theory is that T’Challa’s sister Shuri will take the mantle, and this new set of posters supports that theory. Interestingly, all the characters in these posters wear more intricate costumes, except for Shuri who wears a simple black dress and understated jewelry. This could indicate that Shuri’s last costume will actually be the Black Panther suit. It is possible that Shuri’s black dress also refers to the scientist who steps into the role of Wakanda’s protector.
There’s also more evidence that Shuri is the new Black Panther: the hero uses Shuri’s gloves in the latest Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer and Shuri appears as the Black Panther in the comics. Of course, Marvel will likely keep trying to hide the identity of the new Black Panther for a while after the film’s release to avoid spoilers, but with all these hints, Shuri seems like a likely choice. Yet viewers won’t know for sure until they see it Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Nov in theaters.
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