Before Chadwick Boseman passed away, the actor had some talks with the makers regarding the next installment. Thanks to one of his confessions, director Ryan Coogler learned who would be the next Black Panther successor.
Following the announcement of Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer, the entire world was left stunned and fans began to wonder what would happen to the Black Panther character. with the premiere of black panther wakanda forever We learned that Shuri (letitia wright) will be the new savior of Wakanda, although the actress death on the blue This was not the first option.
The production decided that they would not cast a cast to choose the new Black Panther, so someone from the original cast would fill the position. M’Baku (Winston Duke) was the first choice, but was soon rejected and later Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) was considered due to her relationship with T’Challa, but it was Chadwick himself who made the final decision. .
The director, Ryan Coogler, told The Hollywood Reporter that the idea came about after seeing a Korean interview he did about his involvement with the cast. black Panther, According to her description, the interviewer asked her who her favorite character was and while Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan chose his characters, Chadwick Boseman chose Shuri because Letitia Wright was like a little sister to him and he loved her from the moment he met her.
“I was looking at her and I remembered a conversation we had about Chadwick and Letitia when we were doing chemistry readings with the actresses (…) And I realized that maybe we could make a movie around his character, because that was his favorite.” The director accepted. Plus it makes sense since Shuri was the successor in the comics, so the decision was made.
A few days ago the official poster of Shuri as Black Panther was published and even though the scene post credits Having shown us T’Challa’s son as the new heir to Wakanda, we know we’ll have to wait a while to see him take the throne. Actually, the director confessed in an interview Rolling stone that the narrative was going to focus on the little boy, but in the end they decided to focus on Chadwick’s death and ensure that his memory was present in the film with several tributes.
What was evident was the presence of Namor (Tenoch Bagh) as the antagonist and T’Challa’s interpreter was very excited about the ideaSadly, he did not live to see the outcome of the film., black panther wakanda forever It’s already available in cinemas and you can buy your tickets at the link.