More than any of Marvel’s other big reveals this year San Diego Comic-Con, Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverThe first trailer is something to legitimately wonder about.
During today’s big Marvel Hall H showcase, actress Letitia Wright said her goal and that of the rest of the cast and crew with wakanda forever was to honor the legacy left by Chadwick Boseman after his passing. wakanda foreverThe trailer for doesn’t directly acknowledge what became of T’Challa in the MCU, but his absence and the recent discovery of a new undersea nation has the world – Wakanda in particular – once again on edge. As Wakandans like Shuri (Wright), Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett) and Okoye (Danai Gurira) are seen grieving and seemingly trying to figure out how they will move on, the trailer also highlights a new group of amphibian humanoids – one of which was born with winged feet.
In Marvel comics, the kingdoms of Wakanda and Atlantis have repeatedly clashed to calamitous effect as the egos of their respective monarchs clashed. Here, the MCU’s Namor (Tenoch Huerta) and the other Atlanteans seem to have ties to Mayan cultures, and their arrival seems to bring about some sort of confrontation with the humans of the surface world. With M’Baku (Winston Duke), Ayo (Florence Kasumba) and the rest of the Dora MilajeRiri Williams (Dominque Thorne) prepares for the battle Wakanda is about to face, and judging by the shots of chaos in the trailer, they’re going to need her help.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever also stars Florence Kasumba, Michaela Coel and Martin Freeman. The film in theaters November 11.