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Black Panther 2: Who will replace Chadwick Boseman?

Black Panther legend Chadwick Boseman’s demise took everyone by surprise. He might not be here anymore, but his legacy goes on. After Chad’s shocking death, people weren’t thinking much about having Black Panther 2.
However, the show must go on!
According to the reports, Disney and Marvel’s studios have come up with plans to go forward. Keep reading to know more.

About Black Panther

Black Panther is an American superhero film, based on Marvel Comics. It is the 18th film by MCU, released in 2018. The story portrays T’challa who is the son of T’Chaka, the king of Wakanda nation.
Following the king’s death, T’Challa takes over the throne and is crowned as the new king of Wakanda. However, during the coronation ceremony, T’Challa is challenged by Killmonger. He plans on bringing a revolution by abandoning the isolation policies of the country. T’Challa successfully defeats him and becomes the king.

Source: Britannica

Subsequently, T’Challa’s capability as king and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that risks the fate of Wakanda and the entire world. He faces treachery and danger in his path. Meanwhile, T’Challa gathers his allies and uses the ultimate power of Black Panther to defeat his nemesis.

The movie Black Panther became the highest-grossing solo superhero film. It was well received and highly appreciated around the world. It has an approval rating of 96% from the critiques. As a result, Black Panther was nominated for seven Academy Awards. Above all, it is the first superhero film to have been nominated in the Oscars for the Best Picture.

Black Panther II

With the release of Black Panther in 2018, producer Kevin Feige said that there are many stories to tell. He hinted towards the potential sequel of the movie. By 2018, the sequel was announced to be under development. But, in August 2020, we lost Chadwick to cancer that no one was aware of, not even the developers of Black Panther. They had planned the new story according to Boseman’s character. Prior to his death, filming was supposed to begin in March 2021 and released in May 2022.

Now, Disney and Marvel’s studios have come up with a new angle to the story. According to the reports, developers are planning to kill T’Challa on screen as well. The rumour is, Wakanda will have a funeral for their king. Subsequently, T’Challa’s sister Shuri (Letitia Wright) will take up the Black Panther mantle.

Apparently, fans love this idea. They have been appreciating and supporting the possible plot. Also, fans say that it is the most respected and logical thing to do. Clearly, no one wants the king to be replaced. As a result, people have started petitions demanding Marvel to not re-cast the black panther.

However, there is no official storyline declared yet, but the fans have come clear about their expectations from the sequel.

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