Marvel Studios is trying to usher in Narcos: Mexico star Tenoch Huerta as the villain in the superhero sequel Black Panther 2 with manufacturing reportedly set to start subsequent summer season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel is getting ready to start capturing the film in Atlanta beginning in July 2021. It was additionally reported that Huerta is in talks to play one of the antagonists in the film, although it is nonetheless unclear which character he’d be taking part in.

THR’s sources additionally declare Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Angela Bassett are all anticipated to return to reprise their roles from the first Black Panther. Wright will reportedly be taking up a “extra outstanding position” in the sequel, per the report. While nothing has been confirmed by Marvel, followers have been speculating that Wright might assume the new lead position with Shuri stepping up as the new Black Panther.

“We’re simply nonetheless mourning Chad, so it is not one thing I even wish to take into consideration,” Wright instructed Net-a-Porter final month, addressing the Shuri rumors. “The thought of doing it with out him is kinda unusual. We’re simply grieving at the second, so it is looking for the gentle in the midst of it.”

With the sequel in its early levels, there is not any phrase but on any plot particulars, making it unclear how the franchise will proceed following Chadwick Boseman’s demise in August. The actor’s passing got here as an entire shock to Boseman’s followers and colleagues, as he had stored his situation personal. Only after his demise was it publicly revealed that he had been battling colon most cancers since 2016. At the time, Boseman was getting ready to return for Black Panther 2, which was already in the works primarily based on the success of the authentic. Marvel has since confirmed that CGI won’t be used to posthumously embrace Boseman in the sequel.

The authentic Black Panther was an prompt blockbuster hit when it was launched in theaters in 2018, finally grossing over $1.3 billion {dollars} at the field workplace. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film starred Boseman as T’Challa, the king of Wakanda who’s challenged by the supervillain Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan), a black-ops soldier hoping to start a worldwide revolution. Also successful at awards season, the film was up for Best Picture at the Academy Awards and took house three of its seven whole nominations.

Several different anticipated Marvel films are additionally set to start manufacturing subsequent 12 months, additional rising the ever-expanding MCU. Taika Waititi will helm the sequel Thor: Love and Thunder with filming scheduled to start out in Australia in January. The subsequent Ant-Man film and James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 are additionally penciled in for 2021 shoots.

Meanwhile, Spider-Man 3 and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness have already begun filming. The subsequent installment of the MCU to be launched following a complete 12 months with none in any respect can be Black Widow, which is slated to premiere on May 7, 2021. This information involves us from The Hollywood Reporter.

Source: movieweb.com

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