It is no longer news that Marvel Records has begun the shooting of the sequel to Black Panther. The film which is titled "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" is set to be released in July 2022. And it was reported that Marvel Records has brought in Michaela Coel as one of the casts in the sequel.
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Coel's character in the film is not yet known, but many believe she will be an interesting addition to the cast. The 33-year-old actress came into the limelight with her critically acclaimed series "I May Destroy You", which she wrote and starred in. She received four Emmy nominations for the series, and she is in the midst of career boom.
Other works that she has also appeared in include the Netflix programs - Chewing Gum and Black Mirror, and the films "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and "Been So Long." Last year, she was listed as one of Time magazine's most influential people of 2020.
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The talented actress was born as Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson in East London to Ghanaian parents, but is professionally known as Michaela Coel. Many are excited to learn that she will be part of the cast of "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever."
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The first "Black Panther" which grossed over 1.3 billion dollars at the worldwide box office was a cultural phenomenon that won praises from different parts of the world. But last year, many were plunged into grief when the sad news emerged that Boseman Chadwick who portrayed King T'Challa in the movie has died. Chadwick died of colon cancer at the age of 43.
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Following the death of Chadwick, Marvel had revealed that they will not recast T'Challa in the movie, and that is obviously what many fans wanted.
In an interview with Variety in June, the head of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige had said that that working on the sequel of Black Panther without Boseman Chadwick is very emotional for them, and added that they are going to do it in a way that will make the late actor proud.
Many are excited that the world of Wakanda will be brought back to the public, and are waiting to see how the storyline will be.
Would you love to see Michaela Coel in the sequel to Black Panther?
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