Chadwick Boseman didn’t read the Black Panther 2 script

Chadwick Boseman didn’t read the Black Panther 2 script

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managed by Ryan Coogler And written by Ryan and Joe Robert Cole, this new movie marks the MCU’s return to Wakanda and the second standalone Black Panther film after the award-winning black leopard In 2018.

Of course, while the scene of returning to Wakanda and exploring new worlds and characters is important to this sequel, nothing as big as T’Challa’s absence looms. The death of Chadwick Boseman In 2020.

The movie is set to include Chadwick’s death when we see Shuri (Letitia Wright), Okoye (Call Gurira), Nakia (Lupita Nyong’oRamonda (Angela Bassett), and the rest of Wakanda mourns. Ryan Coogler explained that the main theme of the movie is grief and how you carry it.

A San Diego Comic-Con 2022Ryan explained A crowd filled with Marvel fans is at H.A. as the entire cast and crew “said [their] Love to Chadwick in this film.”

While the film is set to release in 2022, Ryan recently revealed that the original Wakanda forever The script was completed before Chadwick’s death two years ago.

“I just finished it,” Ryan said during an interview with Marvel The Official Black Panther Podcast. “The last conversation I had with him was calling him and asking if he wanted to read it before I got the notes from the studio. That was the last time we spoke and he probably passed a few weeks after I finished.”

“She was tired, bro. I could tell she was tired. I’d been trying to hold her for days…I could tell something was up. But she was joking and laughing, talking about how she was planning a wedding in South Carolina, the He’s going to invite them.”

Ryan continued, “And then he said he didn’t want to read it, because he didn’t want to get in the way of whatever notes he might have in the studio, so he said, ‘I better read it later.’ But I found out later that he was too tired to read anything.”

inside An interview with VarietyLetitia Wright recalled one of the last things she heard of Chadwick, in which he joked about Ryan’s too-long script. Black Panther 2.

“I remember hearing through the grapevine that even though Chadwick was really sick, he was joking about how long it was, because the script was about 300 pages,” Letitia said. “That’s Ryan’s process; he puts everything on the page, he sends it to Chad and they sit down and discuss it.”

Of course, after Chadwick’s death, the script Ryan wanted to share with him changed significantly. Namely, the sequel’s focus shifts from King T’Challa to Shuri, who is now front and center as she learns to live without her brother, who has been with her since day one.

“Letitia was hired because, No. 1, she was a great actor, but No. 2, she gave the film an edge,” said Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige. called diversity. “Now the whole weight of the movie and the state of Wakanda is on his shoulders in the next movie in a way that obviously no one expected.”

Several “core elements” of the original draft remain Black Panther: Wakanda Forever — Namely, Namor (Tenoch Huerta Mejia) is the antagonist of the film and introduces Taloqan, his home and an advanced civilization that rivals Wakanda.

While the film we watch may not be the original plan, I just know Wakanda forever It’s going to be another masterclass MCU movie led by Ryan Coogler and this all-star cast of actors, who wanted nothing more than to honor Chadwick Boseman’s legacy.

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