‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’: First Reactions Tease Another Marvel Hit

Things are looking good for the Black Panther sequel.

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The first reactions to Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever are overwhelmingly positive.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever had its long-awaited world premiere on Wednesday night, with director Ryan Coogler and numerous other stars in attendance. Reactions to the highly-anticipated Marvel Studios movie surfaced online after the film’s screening, giving fans an idea of what to expect from the Phase 4 release, which arrives in theaters this November.

Marvel delivers

The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever reactions hint at win for Marvel Studios. The reactions praise the Marvel film as a worthy tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman, with Princess Shuri, Namor and Riri Williams being some of the breakout stars. Check out a few of the reactions below.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently on track to open with at least $175 million at the North American box office, a figure that would give it the biggest November debut to date. 2013’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the current record holder with $158 million.

The official synopsis for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever can be found below, courtesy of Disney.

“In Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,’ Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba), fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.”

Directed by Ryan Coogler from a script he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole, Wakanda Forever stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Tenoch Huerta, Martin Freeman and Angela Bassett.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently scheduled to open on November 11, 2022. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content.

Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.