Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer tributes Chadwick Boseman

Confirmed the presence of Namor in the first trailer of the new MCU film

by Lorenzo Ciotti
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer tributes Chadwick Boseman

The impossible was shown at the Marvel Studios panel of the San Diego Comic-Con 2022, also the first trailer of the atmospheric Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. After announcing Phase 5 of the MCU and Phase 6 with Fantastic 4, Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars, Marvel Studios closes the conference at Comic-Con with the exciting trailer for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, paying homage the late Chadwick Boseman.

Wakanda Forever is the sequel to Black Panther and will be the 30th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Written by Ryan Coogler, author of the first episode of the saga, together with co-writer Joe Robert Cole, the film includes in the cast the return of Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke and Angela Bassett, and will show the debut of Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams aka Ironheart and that of Tenoch Huerta as Namor, the king of Atlantis from Marvel Comics.

The two newcomers are shown in the trailer, along with a mysterious new Black Panther. The trailer for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was the second promotional video of the evening after the trailer for She Hulk, but during the event, the teasers of Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania, Secret were also shown exclusively for those present.

Invasion and Guardians of the Galaxy 3. Black Panther Wakanda Forever will be directed by Ryan Coogler.

Wakanda Forever, plot and cast

Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M'Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje, 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 and Everett K. Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda. About the cast, Letitia Wright is Shuri, T'Challa's younger sister who designs new technology for Wakanda.

Following the death of T'Challa actor Chadwick Boseman in August 2020, Shuri was given a larger role in the sequel than she had in the first film. Lupita Nyong'o as Nakia, T'Challa's former lover and a War Dog, an undercover spy for the African nation of Wakanda, from the River Tribe.

Danai Gurira as Okoye: The head of the Dora Milaje, Wakanda's all-female special forces and T'Challa's bodyguards. Winston Duke as M'Baku, a powerful warrior who is the leader of Wakanda's mountain tribe, the Jabari. Florence Kasumba as Ayo: A member of the Dora Milaje.
Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams / Ironheart, a genius inventor who creates a suit of armor that rivals the armor of Tony Stark.

Tenoch Huerta as Namor, the king of underwater dwelling people connected to Mayans. Huerta learned a Mayan language for the role. Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross, an agent of the Central Intelligence Agency. Angela Bassett as Ramonda, T'Challa and Shuri's mother, the Queen Mother of Wakanda, who is grieving over the death of her son, T'Challa.