After Black Panther makes his appearance in Captain America: Civil War, many are anxious to find out what T’Challa is going to do. The Marvel literature says a lot about his involvement with the Avengers. While that is the case, Chadwick Boseman is going to focus on the story of his character separately.
But what is the Black Panther movie going to be really about? What is clear for sure is that after his father’s death, T’Challa is the new ruler of Wakanda.
Wakanda is the fictional nation in the Marvel Universe. It is also the place where vibranium hails from. In Captain America: Civil War, viewers got a sneak peak at Wakanda. It looks like a lush jungle with waterfalls around. Aside from the majestic black panther statue, it looks like a hidden lair. According to , T’Challa’s role in the upcoming movie is to defend his nation from enemies that seek to take his country down from the inside and the outside.
Joe Robert Cole and director Ryan Coogler is the screen writer for the stand alone movie. And in his writing, there are two enemies that challenge the Black Panther’s leadership. In the Civil War movie, it does not look like he has the enhanced speed, night vision, super strength and healing ability just yet.
Following the time line, the movie is set after the events of . Which is why he enlists the help of the C.I.A and the Dora Milaje. The Dora Milaje is Wakanda’s special forces.
Do you remember the bald lady in the movie by ‘s side? That is Florence Kasumba who plays Ayo. Ayo was a member of the Dora Milaje. Aside from Kasumba, notes that Michael B. Jordan (villain Erik Killmonger), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia, a member of the Milaje), Danai Gurira (Okoye, a former member of the Milaje) and Forest Whitaker are also joining the cast. Whitaker plays Zuri, the warrior and loyal companion to the previous king.
And the movie is still looking for extras. These extras are going to populate Wakanda. Which means the battle is most likely set inside the nation and not just in the hidden lair.
This is the meat of the Black Panther movie so far. Watch out for the film to hit theaters on February 16, 2018.