Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (film)

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (film) Second feature in the Black Panther series. 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. Directed by Ryan Coogler. Released November 11, 2022, also in 3-D, IMAX, and IMAX 3-D, after a November 9 international release. Stars Letitia Wright (Shuri), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Winston Duke (M’Baku), Florence Kasumba (Ayo), Dominique Thorne (Riri Williams), Michaela Coel (Aneka), Mabel Cadena (Namora), Alex Livinalli (Attuma), Tenoch Huerta (Namor), Martin Freeman (Everett Ross), Angela Bassett (Queen Ramonda). 161 min. When original Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman passed away in 2020, filmmakers considered what the next story could be; a new theme about coping with grief and overcoming loss became the driving force of the narrative. From Marvel Studios. Filmed in wide-screen format in and around Atlanta; on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and in Puerto Rico. Academy Award winner for Best Costume Design (Ruth E. Carter), with additional nominations for Supporting Actress (Angela Bassett), Costume Design (Ruth E. Carter), Original Song (“Lift Me Up,” by Tems, Ludwig Göransson, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler), Makeup and Hairstyling (Camille Friend, Joel Harlow), and Visual Effects (Geoffrey Baumann, Craig Hammack, R. Christopher White, Dan Sudick). A three-episode documentary, Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever, digitally premiered February 28, 2023, on Disney+.