Disney’s official Twitter handle stated, “Black Panther 2, opening July 8, 2022, is written & directed by Ryan Coogler. Honoring Chadwick Boseman’s legend & depiction of T’Challa, @MarvelStudios will not recast the character but will revisit the world of Wakanda & the rich characters introduced in the first film.
Marvel to honor Chadwick Boseman and not recast T’Challa in ‘Black Panther 2,’ due in July 2022. Walt Disney and Marvel Studios will not be recasting Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa character in the next installment of “Black Panther” to honor the late actor.
Instead, the film pays tribute to the role and the late actor and focuses on other actors that starred in the film, according to Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios President. Ryan Coogler is also on board for writing and directing the film.
Chadwick as Black Panther
His Wakanda Forever welcomed the world since Black Panther’s release two years ago. Superhero film was such a big success that makers announced its sequel within a few months of its debut. The actor did not comment openly about his illness. He unexpectedly died as a massive blow to his followers.
There was hope that the sequel would see a digitally mirrored version of the star in a cameo. But the developers of the Black Panther 2 have indicated that they’re not going down that path.
On Thursday, Disney revealed a significant variety of new broadcasts for its streaming platforms. Including the Marvel and Star Wars shows, its fast-growing Disney+ network, and reality TV programs for Hulu-favored Kardashians.
It plans to produce ten new TV series in the Marvel and Star Wars franchises, including two spinoffs from The Mandalorian.