Marvel Studio’s Chief Kevin Feige Confirmed That Chadwick Boseman Will Not Recast In Black Panther 2.
At the end of the Marvel Studios performance at Disney Investor Day, Kevin Feige paid tribute to the late great Chadwick Boseman. While doing so, he made it clear that he would not reprise Bosman’s character in Black Panther II. Kevin Feige Said that
“I wanted to acknowledge the devastating loss of a dear friend and member of the Marvel Studios family,” Feige said. “Chadwick Boseman was an immensely talented actor and an inspirational individual who affected all of our lives professionally and personally. His portrayal of T’Challa the Black Panther is iconic and transcends iteration of the character in any other medium from Marvel’s past.”
Kevin Feige continued, “Chadwick helped us build through his portrayal of the King of Wakanda, we want to continue exploring the world of Wakanda and all the rich and diverse characters introduced in the first film.
Black Panther Movie Details
The next part of Black Panther is being written and directed by Ryan Coogler. The film is to be released on 8 July 2022. At present, no further information was given about the story of Black Panther II. Production of this film will begin next year.
The first part of the film black panther was released in 2018. It was a blockbuster hit film. The film grossed $ 1.35 billion at the global box office and garnered seven Oscar nominations, including Best Picture. It won three Oscars.
Bosman died in August of the same year after a battle with colon cancer. Chadwick Boseman has received acclaim for his work in films such as 42, Get on Up and Marshall. He recently appeared in Spike Lee’s DA 5 Blood and George C. In the feature adaptation of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey Black Black Bottom directed by Wolfe, he is in discussion for his performance opposite Viola Davis.