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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ start shooting in Atlanta

Prepare to reminisce about “Wakanda Forever”! The much-anticipated sequel to the 2018 smash ‘Black Panther’ has begun production.

According to Variety, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige recently confirmed that production on ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ began on Tuesday at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta.

Everyone from the original cast is returning, according to Feige, with the exception of late actor Chadwick Boseman, who died in August 2020 after a four-year struggle with colon cancer.

Before the ‘Black Widow’ Global Fan Event in Los Angeles, Feige stated, “It’s clearly extremely emotional without Chad.”

“Everyone is, nevertheless, extremely thrilled to reintroduce the world of Wakanda to the general public and to the fans. We’ll do it in such a way that Chad will be proud of us “Added he.

The plot has been kept under wraps, and Feige hasn’t revealed which performers will be returning. However, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong’o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett are all expected to reprise their roles from the first film.

Ryan Coogler will return to helm the next installment based on his screenplay. On July 8, 2022, ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ will premiere.

The forthcoming film is one of 26 on Marvel Studios’ scheduled for theatrical release and streaming on Disney Plus, including a TV series based in Wakanda that Coogler and his Proximity Media inked with The Walt Disney Company in February as part of a multi-year overall television contract.

When the first installment of the ‘Black Panther series was published in February 2018, it was a huge smash. The film grossed USD 1.34 billion globally, making it Marvel’s highest-grossing non-‘Avengers’ film of all time.

In addition, the film received seven Academy Award nominations and won Oscars for the soundtrack, costume design, and production design.