‘Black Panther 2’ Officially Announced At D23 Expo

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Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has officially confirmed that Black Panther 2 is officially on the slate for the Marvel Cinematic Universe during a presentation at the D23 Expo. The film is set to hit theaters on May 6, 2022.

Ryan Coogler will return to write and direct Black Panther 2, whose predecessor became a cultural phenomenon in its own right and received multiple Academy Award nominations including Best Picture. Black Panther 2 is expected to have returning cast members Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright and Martin Freeman reprising their respective roles.

Black Panther 2 was not officially announced as part of the MCU Phase 4 slate during their San Diego Comic-Con panel in Hall H back in July, but Feige teased more news regarding its status would be on the way. Now that we have official word, fans couldn’t be more excited to return to Wakanda – especially with a brilliant storyteller/filmmaker like Coogler coming back.

Are you excited for Black Panther 2 officially being announced as part of the slate for the MCU? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding Black Panther 2 and the rest of the MCU.

Here is the synopsis for the first film:

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

Directed by Ryan Coogler from a script he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Florence Kasumba, John Kani, with Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.

Black Panther is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD.

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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