Black Panther 2 and Captain Marvel 2 now have their official titles — Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and The Marvels, respectively. “Wakanda Forever” is a salute that was popularised by the primary film and has since entered the lexicon, being utilized by these of African origin particularly to honour Black energy. And it is smart to name it The Marvels since it can function multiple superhero with that alter ego: there’s Brie Larson as Carol Danvers/ Captain Marvel, and Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan/ Ms. Marvel, set to be launched in her personal Disney+ collection in 2021.
The new titles for Black Panther 2 and Captain Marvel 2 have been introduced Monday as a part of a montage titled “Marvel Studios Celebrates the Movies” that showcased the Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, whereas championing the Hollywood push for a return to the large display as life returns to a state of normalcy within the US following COVID-19 vaccinations. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and The Marvels got here with new title playing cards — the latter options the Ms. Marvel emblem embedded in it — and confirmed their respective July and November 2022 launch dates.
Ryan Coogler returns as author and director on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which has been reimagined within the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s demise final yr. Boseman’s function as T’Challa/ Black Panther won’t be recast, although it does depart the mantle open for a brand new claimant. Letitia Wright’s Shuri, sister to T’Challa, has been floated because the potential subsequent Black Panther. Wouldn’t it’s Black Pantheress then? The title suggests in any other case — or possibly Marvel does not want to spoil something.
As for The Marvels, Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) is the brand new director on the Captain Marvel sequel that has been written by Megan McDonnell (WandaVision). In addition to Larson’s Danvers and Vellani’s Khan, The Marvels additionally stars WandaVision’s Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau, who you may recall herself gaining superpowers in the course of the course of the MCU Disney+ collection. In the comics, Monica has additionally passed by the Captain Marvel identify. She is of course a part of “The Marvels”, however possibly there’s extra to it than we all know.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is slated for July 8, 2022 in cinemas worldwide. The Marvels will observe on November 11, 2022. Filming on The Marvels begins later in May in London, Los Angeles, and New Jersey. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever enters manufacturing in June/ July in Georgia and Australia.