How Does Black Panther 2 Honor Chadwick Boseman?

How Does Black Panther 2 Honor Chadwick Boseman?

The loss of life of Chadwick Boseman in August 2020 had many questioning precisely how Black Panther 2 wouldn’t solely proceed, however honor the late actor. Though particulars concerning the sequel’s plot have but to be revealed, Marvel confirmed on Dec. 10, 2020, that Boseman wouldn’t get replaced with one other actor. “Chadwick Boseman was an immensely talented actor and an inspirational particular person who affected all of our lives professionally and personally,” Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige stated throughout Disney’s Investor Day occasion. “His portrayal of T’Challa the Black Panther is iconic and transcends iteration of the character in some other medium from Marvel’s previous.” Feige added: “To honor the legacy that Chad helped us construct by way of his portrayal of the king of Wakanda, we wish to proceed to discover the world of Wakanda and the entire wealthy and diversified characters launched within the first movie.”

Daniel Kaluuya, who portrayed T’Challa’s finest pal, W’Kabi, within the first movie, shared his ideas concerning the sequel throughout a February look on The Graham Norton Present. “We’re gonna must honor him and provides as a lot to his legacy as a lot he gave to us, as a result of he gave us every part,” the actor informed Norton. “He stayed right here to present us every part, like an unbelievable man and an unbelievable soul.”

In an April 6 look on The Ellen DeGeneres Present, costar Lupita Nyong’o stated, “It’s hard to think of him up to now tense nonetheless.” She informed the host: “He led [Black Panther] with such compassion and simply presence. When Chadwick got here on set he was current, and he introduced his whole being to that film. He was simply so humble as nicely. That management might be missed.” As for the Ryan Coogler-directed sequel, Nyong’o famous it’s in good fingers. “I do know for sure that he would need us to do that,” she stated. “I really feel that what Ryan Coogler has deliberate very a lot honors him and his legacy. So I be ok with going again.”


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