After the death of Chadwick Boseman, several “ Black Panther ” fans campaigned to try to convince Marvel Studios to resurrect Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) and make him the new protagonist of the franchise.
For those who don’t remember, Killmonger is killed in the original film after a fight with T’Challa, but fans believe he might be brought back somehow to be redeemed from his crimes.
However, Michael B. Jordan said in an interview with SXM that he is unlikely to return:
“I don’t mean to say the chances of going back are zero. It’s 2 on a scale of 0-10. I never say never, I can’t predict the future. All I know is that they are developing a storyline that reflects many circumstances and tragedies that we have had to face over the past year, ”he said.
Jordan recently said he would be ready to reprise the role.
“This is something very, very touching to my heart for a number of obvious reasons. The actors and the crew behind the film … We have become a family. It would be an honor to return to this role that I loved so much. So if they have called me back to this wonderful universe, I am with open arms.
The star also reflected on Boseman’s death and made it clear that he would still be the true King of Wakanda.
“Last year was very difficult for all of those who lost it. He [Chadwick] it was very close to me and it meant a lot to the franchise. What happened was devastating and no one can replace it. “
Chadwick Boseman’s legacy will certainly be preserved in the long-awaited sequel, as his character will not be carried over.
Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige has confirmed that there will never be another actor playing T’Challa in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
According to him, filmmaker Ryan Coogler and Marvel Studios are rushing forward with the franchise and will explore the rest of Wakanda, the fictional country we were first introduced to in the great Marvel franchise.
“A lot of the comics and the first movie are from the world of Wakanda. Wakanda is a place to explore more with characters and different subcultures. It was always and initially the main theme of the next story. “, Did he declare.
“We’re not going to have Chadwick in CGI and we’re not going to rephrase T’Challa. Ryan Coogler is working really hard now on the screenplay with all the respect and love and genius he has, which takes heart from us, so it was always about promoting Wakanda’s mythology and inspiration. There is also the task of honoring and respecting the continuing learning and teaching of Chad.
The cameras started working in June 2021, with the possibility of new contractual agreements between the actors.
Salary adjustments, if properly formalized, will always include additional compensation for cast and upper echelon members of the technical team (such as director, screenwriter, and producers), if the film is released on the market. Disney + platform.
Marvel has confirmed that “ Black Panther 2 ” (Black Panther 2) will open on July 8, 2022.
The feature film is written and directed by Ryan Coogler and will explore the world of Wakanda and the rich characters featured in the first film.
Tenoch Huerta, star of “Narcos: Mexico”, will play the villain.
Recalling that the film grossed over $ 1.3 billion worldwide and also became the first of its superhero genre to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars.
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