The world premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, produced by Disney and Marvel The Disney and Marvel Studios film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever had its international premiere on Wednesday night in Hollywood.
On November 8, the review embargo for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will be lifted; however, the embargo on early social media responses will be relaxed after the movie has been seen. Ryan Coogler wrote and directed Wakanda Forever, the 30th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which is a follow-up to his 2018 hit Black Panther. The original Black Panther movie made $1.35 billion at the box office, became a cultural phenomenon, and was nominated for best picture at the Oscars.
The epidemic and Chadwick Boseman’s untimely passing, who portrayed T’Challa/Black Panther in the MCU, have caused the long-awaited sequel to Black Panther to be postponed. Boseman lost his battle with colon cancer on August 28, 2020, after a prolonged personal battle that lasted more than four years. Coogler and the CEO of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, were unaware of Boseman’s illness and had already planned the sequel with the actor serving as its centerpiece.
Disney/Marvel executives did explore recasting the role of T’Challa after Boseman’s passing, but they decided against it out of concern for the reaction from fans.
Among the Wakanda Forever cast members returning are Lupita Nyong’o, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Danai Gurira, Florence Kasumba, Angela Bassett, and Martin Freeman. The film will mark the MCU debuts of Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams/Ironheart and Tenoch Huerta as Namor.
On November 11, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will debut in cinemas. After Avengers: Endgame, the sequel, with a two-hour, 41-minute running duration, will be the longest MCU movie.
Until the official reviews are made available the following week, the reactions from the global premiere that were posted on social media are included below.