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10 Facts You Must Know Before Watching Marvel’s “Black Panther” | Wakanda Forever

Director, Ryan Coogler’s creation, Wakanda forever is the most recently released marvel comics character-based superhero movie featuring Black Panther. For all Marvel fans, this article will provide 10 interesting facts you must know before watching ‘Wakanda Forever.’ In writing this article, we have gathered information from,, and Read the entire article to find out some interesting facts before watching Wakanda Forever.

Key takeaways 

  • Wakanda Forever doesn’t include T’Challa, played by Chadwick Boseman.
  • New characters will open up to MCU with Wakanda Forever.
  • It is the very first marvel movie where two different characters play the superhero.

What’s the Black Panther franchise about?

The movie Black Panther revolves around five African tribes who were fighting over a meteorite with metal Vibranium. “Black Panther” who united the nation of Wakanda, was the first warrior to gain superhuman abilities due to a Vibranium-induced herb. 

The Black Panther movie ends with the movie’s villain, Killmonger’s death. T’Challa stabs Killmonger while they were fighting in Wakanda’s Vibranium mine. Killmonger didn’t want to be confined when he died, so he chose to die watching the sunset of Wakanda.

The main cast of the Black Panther movie was Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, Michael Jordan as Erik Killmonger, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakiya, and Danai Gurira as Okoye. Sadly, with Chadwick Boseman’s death, Wakanda Forever, screens with the rise of a new Black Panther. Read the next section to learn about 10 facts you must know before watching Wakanda Forever.

10 facts you must know before watching Wakanda Forever.

For this list, we are looking for key details that one should keep in mind before heading into this Marvel sequel.

1. Chadwick Boseman’s death

Chadwick Boseman faces a real-life tragedy due to stage 4 colon cancer. He died on August 28, 2020, after living for 43 years, placing Marvel in a position they had never before encountered.

2. The next Black Panther

It is confirmed that T’Challa’s sister Shuri will be the next Black Panther in Wakanda Forever. Shuri will be played by Letitia Michelle. 

3. The first MCU superhero who is played by different characters 

Two different actors play the role of Black Panther, due to Chadwick Boseman’s untimely death for the first time in Marvel history.

4. Wakanda is out in the open.

“For the first time in our history, we will be sharing our knowledge and resources with the outside world.”

T’Challa addresses the United Nations in the post-credit scene of Black Panther to convey their agenda, hinting at Wakanda’s new vision of the world, “We must find a way to look after one another as if we were one single tribe.” 

5. W’Kabi’s Absence

 “For thirty years your father was in power and did nothing. With you, I thought it’d be different. But it’s more of the same.” W’Kabi is the first character that comes to mind in this dialogue. He is the longtime friend of T’challa, who ultimately sided with Killmonger. However, W’Kabi is noticeably absent in the second sequel since he was banished from the hero’s party.

6. Namor as an antagonist 

In Wakanda Forever, Namor the Submariner will open up to the MCU filling up an antagonist role, played by the Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta.

 7. Changing Namor’s Kingdom

As in comic books, Namor is the mutant son of the sea god in the kingdom of Atlantis. But since the DC universe has its king in Atlantis, the MCU has changed the origin of Namor, making him the king of Talakon.

8. Ironheart in Black Panther 

Riri Williams, who is famous in comics as Ironheart, appears in the MCU featuring Wakanda Forever and will be played by the American actress Dominique Thorne. 

9. Possible Marvel cameos

Marvel studios usually bring forth their characters to represent the larger universe. There might appear a few typical characters in Wakanda Forever with an additional special character. 

10. The filming locations 

The majority of the first movie was shot in the studio. However, Wakanda Forever features some significant other locations.

  • Atlanta 
  • USA  The metropolitan district of Business and arts in Atlanta 
  • Chattahoochee Hills 
  • Brunswick, USA 
  • MIT 
  • Massachusetts
  •  San Juan, Puerto Rico


If you are a Marvel fan, curiosity about the Wakanda Forever franchise is not a surprise. Most importantly, another character plays the role of the Black Panther. It is one of the most significant factors in Marvel’s history. Go through the MCU Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube pages to learn more. 


1. Who is the new Black Panther?

The new Black Panther is Shuri, T’Challa’s younger sister

2. When did Wakanda Forever release?

November 11, 2022.

3. How did Chadwick Boseman pass away?

Chadwick Boseman passed away on August 28, 2020, due to Colorectal cancer.

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