The Marvel is preparing to start filming the Black Panther 2 in July 2021. According to the Hollywood Reporter, production will be centralized in Atlanta, in the United States, and is expected to last six months.
There are also something new in the cast. Narcos: Mexico actor Tenoch Huerta is negotiating to play the new villain. Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Angela Bassett are expected to reprise their roles.
There are no details on how the plot will deal with the lack of Chadwick Boseman, who died in August this year. The actor played King T’Challa in theaters. However, recently Marvel ruled out using computer graphics to represent Chadwick in the sequel to Black Panther . In an interview with the Argentine newspaper Clarín, the executive vice president of Marvel Studios, Victoria Alonso, stated that the production company does not intend to use a digital stunt double for King T’Challa’s interpreter:
– No. Chadwick is unique, and he is no longer with us. Our king, unfortunately, also died in real life, not just in fiction. We are taking time to see how we will resume history and what we will do to honor this very unexpected and terrible occurrence – said Alonso.
Since the sudden death of the 43-year-old actor , who was secretly battling colon cancer, fans and specialist media have speculated on possible ways out of Marvel to continue the Black Panther franchise , a worldwide success with audiences and critics. The possibility of Shuri (Letitia Wright), sister of T’Challa, taking on the mantle of the Black Panther is still considered one of the best by the public.